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A cover letter.

A cover letter is your first introduction to a potential employer, so it needs to show that you are a suitable candidate. A cover letter is an important document that introduces your resume to potential employers and highlights your suitability for the role.

Here is an example of a cover letter:

John Smith
23 Third Street
Australia 2001
61 2 233987

25th January, 2019

The Human Resources Department
The IBM Corporation
BSL Office Complex
1 Minto Rd

Dear Sir/Madam,

Attached is my completed application for employment as an IT Engineer, your ref:4567, together with three references, my employment history and copies of my academic certificates, as requested.

Yours sincerely,

(Your signature goes here.)

John Smith

Encl: 6

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