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An Example Complaint Letter

Writing a letter of complaint can be tricky, but the most important thing to remember is to be direct and tasteful. No one will take your complaint seriously if you are ranting and raving. Take a look at this example complaint letter for ideas on how you should approach writing a letter of complaint. Continued...


College Recommendation Letter Sample

We have already discussed how to write a college recommendation letter, and included tips what you should include and how to format your letter. This example college recommendation letter will assist you in visualizing exactly how your article should appear. Continued...


Formal Letter Example

Now that you know how to write a formal letter, we thought you could benefit from a formal letter example. Please use this example as a template to help you write the perfect business or formal letter. And remember, send your correspondence to our letter editors to ensure your document is clear and concise. Continued...


How to Write a Candidate Rejection Letter

Finding the perfect candidate is never easy. Once you have hired someone, informing the other applicants that they were not selected for the position is beneficial. Listen to our podcast to find out why writing a candidate rejection letter so important. Continued...


How to Write a College Recommendation Letter

Who writes college recommendation letters? The answer is anyone (managers/employers, business professionals, teachers, guidance counsellors, clergy, community organizers, friends, family); it’s a tremendous honor to be asked but it’s also very weighty. Along with their college admissions essay, your letter might be the factor that determines whether this individual fulfills their dreams. Continued...


How to Write a College Recommendation Letter

If you are asked to write a college recommendation letter, you have some power over whether that student is accepted into a particular program. This podcast covers how to write the introduction, body, and conclusion of a recommendation letter. Continued...


How to Write a Cover Letter

After weeks of searching, you’ve finally found it: a job posting that suits your skills and interests perfectly. Clinching an interview is vital when it comes to finding employment, so why take a risk? Follow our editor's advice and submit a cover letter along with your resume or application. Continued...


How to Write a Cover Letter

Formatting a cover letter is important, but the actual content is even more important. This podcast will help you understand how to highlight your most valuable attributes. Continued...


How to Write a Formal Letter

In today’s Internet- and email-driven society, the need to write a formal letter arises less often than in the past. However, it is still occasionally necessary to present a formal letter to obtain information, to apply for an academic program or a job, to complain about a product or service, or simply to express your opinion in an effective and coherent manner. Continued...


How to Write a Letter of Complaint

Life is full of disappointments, but sometimes these disappointments are so great that they warrant further scrutiny. Rather than act like a spoiled child, ranting and raving, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to write a beautifully constructed letter of complaint? Continued...


How to Write a Letter of Complaint

Most people do not like to complain, but writing a tasteful letter of complaint is one way to express your views. This podcast will help you organize your letter and keep it professional. Continued...


How to Write a Letter of Recommendation

Writing a recommendation letter may seem like a daunting task. Here are some guidelines that can help you get the style, tone, content, and presentation of your letter just right. The end result will be an effective and professional recommendation. Continued...


How to Write a Letter of Recommendation

If you are looking for tips on how to write a generic recommendation letter, then this podcast will prove useful. It details the proper style, tone, and content of an effective recommendation letter. Continued...


How to Write a Post-Interview Follow-Up Letter

A post-interview follow-up letter will show your potential employer that you are grateful for the interview opportunity, as well as committed to the position. A follow-up letter will also give you one last opportunity to make an impression. Continued...


How to Write a Post-Interview Follow-Up Letter

It is never a bad idea to follow up after an interview, either by e-mail or formal letter. This shows you appreciate being considered for the position, that you are still interested, and that you are waiting for a response. How to write a follow-up letter that will keep the lines of communication open, who to send the letter to, and when to send it are all covered in this podcast. Continued...


How to Write a Query Letter

Writing a pitch or query letter is the first step to getting published. Agents and editors read query letters to find new material they are interested in selling or publishing. Most agents and editors will never read unsolicited manuscripts, but they will almost always read an unsolicited pitch. Continued...


How to Write a Query Letter

A query letter is a way for you to attract the attention of an editor who may not otherwise read your unsolicited manuscript. Editors read query letters to find new content, and writing one that uses a business format can help. Of course, having a good hook is critical! Continued...


How to Write an Employee Recommendation Letter

I remember the first time I was asked to write an employee recommendation letter. I knew this person to be extraordinarily talented and dedicated to their chosen career path. I said of course, I would write them their letter and sat down at my computer to write. This is what I learned. Continued...


How to Write an Employee Recommendation Letter

If you are asked to write an employee letter of recommendation, it is important you have all the information you need to present the employee in an appropriate light. In this podcast, we offer suggestions, such as stating why the employee is a good worker and describing the characteristics that make them successful. A powerful conclusion also helps! Continued...


Post-Interview Follow-up Letter Example

Scribendi.com's editors provide a post-interview follow-up letter example to help you land that dream job. Continued...


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