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Cover Letters Part 3

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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 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

Alex Carson
Manger, A & D Industries
1437 State Route 26
Lafayette, IN 47904

Click here to download the PDF file containing sample résumés and employment letters.