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Cover Letters Part 3

Summary:
This resource explains how to write a heading.

What should I include in my heading?

The heading is at the top of your cover letter and includes the date, your name, mailing address, and phone number(s). If you have an email account, provide that here. Note that your email address should be professional. In other words, an email address that reads hotchick@yahoo.com is not acceptable. The heading should contain the mailing address of the employer. Here is a sample heading:

June 9, 2009

Karl M. Jones
900 N. 7th St. Apt. 6
Lafayette, IN 47904
765-123-4567
kmjones123@gmail.com

Alex Carson
Manger, A & D Industries
1437 State Route 26
Lafayette, IN 47904
765-891-1011


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