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Sample A Cover Letter to Personal Referral

Cover Letter for Designing Jobs

A sample cover letter to a personal referral that helps you to connect with the recruiter and put forward your points in a very convincing way that will enable the recruiter to consider your profile for the job.

A self-referral letter is a letter that accompanies a resume and aids the recruiter in the screening process. You can refer yourself and jot down all your credentials in the cover letter. The cover letter should not be a replica of your resume. It should contain only the highlights of your resume. Therefore, a cover letter can act as an opening pitch of your resume.

When referring yourself, be sure not to over praise or over beg to the recruiter. You do not want pity or appreciation for the letter and your character. You want the recruiter to hire you in that position. For this, you have to be very clear about the type of letter and resume you are sending.

You should make sure you have included all the details in the resume and be sure you have included all the highlights in your cover letter. The cover letter should be a portrayal of your profile and your top credentials. It should not be a document that uses away the recruiter's time and makes them disinterested in the resume.

A Sample Cover Letter To A Personal Referral

Mary Watson,
Louise Park Avenue,
Times square,
New York NY 768987-6989.
(787)-777 6788.

Date: May 1, 2005.

Mr. Barry Thomas,
Timber Land Corporation,
IT Park: Towe street,
New York, NY 7887-78889.

Dear Barry,

I am working in Mentor Designs for the past 4 years. I have a vast knowledge of all the current improvements in design such as Flash. My office is in Boston, and I am looking to relocate to NY, owing to my wedding plans. Mr Perryson informed me about the opening for the position of Assistant Designing Executive in your company.

I wish to apply for this post. I have completed Masters in graphic design from University of Utah. I have a diploma in 'Graphics for Gen X' from University of New York. I did my internship with the Crucifiers, NY. I wish to pursue a career in designing and work in the dream city, NY. I have attached my resume and other related documents with this mail for your consideration.

Thank you for taking time to read this letter.


Mary Watson.

A Personal Referral Sample Cover Letter

Mini Mathews,
67, Rue de Carson,
Avenue 34,
Ohio 8789-8899.
(798)-567 9967.

Date: May 7, 2006.

Mr. Bobby Tellson,
Then and Now,
56, Office Building,
Columbus, Ohio 799-89898.

Dear Bobby,

I am writing this letter in reference to the advertisement in the Ohio Times. I wish to apply for the post of Associate Designer. I have worked for 5 years with Maedipet Designers, NY. I wish to relocate to my home city, Columbus. Therefore, I am looking for opportunities in my field in Columbus.

I have completed my diploma in Designing from University of Boston. I did my internship from Mahumbas, NY. They liked my work, and I was offered a job onsite. I worked there for 1 year and took up a job in Maedipet Designers.

I feel I can put my experience in designing to good use in Then and Now. I have always been a fan of the work culture in Then and Now, which helps the creative mind jive along well and work without stress.

I have attached my resume and other related document with this mail.

Thank you for reading this mail.

Mini Mathews

Certificate of achievement from Maedipet Designers, NY.


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