- covering letter: a letter sent along with other documents to provide
- A letter sent with, and explaining the contents of, another document or a
parcel of goods
- letter of transmittal accompanying a proposal submission.
- A cover letter or covering letter or motivation letter or motivational
letter or letter of motivation is a letter of introduction attached to, or
accompanying another document such as a resume or curriculum
- (example) exemplar: something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a
model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general"
- A printed or written problem or exercise designed to illustrate a
- A person or thing regarded in terms of their fitness to be imitated or the
likelihood of their being imitated
- (example) model: a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his
- A thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule
- (example) an item of information that is typical of a class or group; "this
patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on
- Begin to do or pursue (something) again after a pause or
- Begin to be done, pursued, or used again after a pause or
- Begin speaking again after a pause or interruption
- sketch: short descriptive summary (of events)
- take up or begin anew; "We resumed the negotiations"
- curriculum vitae: a summary of your academic and work
cover letter for resume examples -
Resumes and Cover Letters for Military to Civilian Career Transitions
(Resources for Career Transition)
Every month more than 15,000 men and women make
the move from military to civilian life. In an economy where there is a large
displaced workforce and a shrinking number of jobs, veterans can benefit from
sound advice that makes the most of their experience and points the way to
fulfillment and success in the private sector.
environment is dynamic, fast changing and beset by challenges on all sides. In
this environment, employers are looking for problem-solvers, and those who
market themselves effectively have the edge.
Your resume is the single
most important marketing tool you have. But it’s also likely to be the one thing
that’s causing you sleepless nights. You may have even gone so far as to attempt
a rewrite, but find yourself struck with analysis paralysis. Your career search
is a self-marketing campaign, but how do you translate the skills and talents
you’ve built through your years in the military into language that a civilian
employer can understand and appreciate?
This may be quite a shift from
the mission-driven culture of the military. But a clear and consistent
orientation focus on sales and customer is a key factor in any successful
Resumes and Cover Letters for Military to Civilian Career
Transitions covers the most important topics you will need to master in order to
create a military to civilian career change resume that attracts attention and
job offers. These topics include:
• Rethinking the resume
• What is an
• Resume writing tips
• Resume Formats: Chronological or
• The Self-Marketing Approach to Cover Letters
also includes sample resumes that show you exactly how to showcase your military
qualifications and experience to your best advantage. We’ll also discuss how to
format your resume to attract attention and how “buzzwords” play an important
role in resume and cover letter writing.
Will Design For Food!
A cover letter I made in the summer of 2010
when I applied to be a graphic designer for Bidwell ID, a “Strategic Marketing
and Branding” company. I didn’t get the job—they wanted a strict designer and I
had more of a web background—but they were great people, and this cover letter
caught their attention!
I sent this letter to Stanley Bard, manager of
the Chelsea Hotel, along with a DVD with the footage that we shot of the Gates
project, and the interview that Mr Bard gave about Christo & Jeanne-Claude's
time at the Chelsea in the 60's.