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Should I show off my knowledge of the company?

Summary:

This page provides a down-and-dirty guide to writing cover letters. Here you will find brief answers and lists of what you should include in a cover letter, how to order and format such a letter, and what to do before sending it out.

Contributors:Angie Olson, Allen Brizee
Last Edited: 2018-04-03 01:32:02

While it is important to use your knowledge of a company to show how you are a good match, you do not want to talk just about them. The cover letter should focus on your ability to meet a company's needs. For example:

American Advertising is committed to providing its clients with superior customer satisfaction and one-on-one collaboration. My experience shows that I can work with people from different backgrounds and cultures: I know how to put customer satisfaction first.

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