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Cover Letters for Recruiters

Purpose: Example of a cover letter to introduce yourself to recruiting firms (aka headhunter firms)

Quick Cover Letter Writing Tip: Recruiters are busy and will literally spend just seconds reviewing your resume and cover letter. The example cover letter below shows how your letter should get straight to the point. Your cover letter should be written in a way that makes it extremely easy for the recruiter to quickly scan and come away with a clear understanding of your objective and your key qualifications. This way, they can quickly and easily match your experience and qualifications to the specifications of the positions they are trying to fill. While your cover letter should still have a strong emphasis on accomplishments and results, it should also be very factual and concise. Using bullet points to call out key points is a good idea. You should also make sure that you clearly communicate not only the type and level of position you are seeking, but also the industries in which you have experience and your geographic preferences. This is the only situation in which we recommend revealing your salary expectations in your cover letter, as well. Recruiters need this information in order to do their job. Ideally, you should list your salary preferences as a range. If you can avoid it, you should not reveal salary expectations to potential employers until you have been offered a job.

Sample Cover Letter for Recruiters

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This sample cover letter to recruiters or recruiting firms is just an example to show the quality and style of our work. Every letter we write is different and the cover letter that we write for you will be customized and personalized to your needs. You can see many other sample cover letters that we have written on this site. Distinctive Documents provides our resume clients a full range of cover letter writing services to meet all job search needs. If you are a current client (we’ve already written your resume or are in the process of writing your resume), you can place an order for a cover letter writing by clicking here. If you are a new client and would like more information about our professional resume and letter writing services, click here.

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