cover letter


: a letter that is sent with something to explain the reason for it or to give more information about it
Always include a cover letter with your résumé.

Examples of cover letter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the cover letter obtained by The Post, an investigation found no evidence to support those claims of a hostile work environment, but before a formal review could be completed, the council pushed the entire planning board to resign in October. Katie Shepherd, Washington Post, 18 Apr. 2023 Parents who are interested in applying to be a tutor can fill out this form or send a resume and cover letter to program leaders at and Contact IndyStar reporter Caroline Beck at 317-618-5807 or Caroline Beck, The Indianapolis Star, 24 Aug. 2023 In the proposal’s cover letter, Boston Unity’s controlling manager Jennifer Epstein, emphasized the owners’ commitment to a public-private venture that has few, if any, comparisons in professional American sports. Michael Silverman,, 12 July 2023 Don't leave your résumé and cover letter till the end of your courses. Shruti Parashar, Forbes, 4 May 2023 Your résumé and cover letter are the initial impressions that recruiters have of you. Shruti Parashar, Forbes, 4 May 2023 Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Reed’s office at 1000 Chapel View Boulevard, Suite 290, Cranston, RI 02920, or email it to: by July 28. Globe Staff,, 12 July 2023 Fortune’s Chloe Berger wrote a cover letter using ChatGPT. Amber Burton, Fortune, 16 May 2023 Grey Eagle distributes Anheuser-Busch products, including Bud Light, in the greater St. Louis area and included a cover letter to Anheuser-Busch's message. Luke Gentile, Washington Examiner, 3 May 2023 See More

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“Cover letter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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