Sample Letter From a Returnee to Work
George Klass is applying for a job as an account manager. He has a lot of experience, but none of it is recent. While discussing his qualifications, he doesn't mention that he is returning to the job market after an absence, nor does he need to do that.
1547 South Street
Cheeseville, CA 96037
July 21, 2007
Davis Accounting Associates
17 Alice Circle
Davis, CA 95616
Dear Mr. Brooks:
I am very interested in a staff accountant position at Davis Accounting Services. I saw the job announcement you posted on jobjobsjobs.com and I am sending my resume for your consideration.
I would bring the following to this job:
A Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in accounting
Four years of collections experience
Successful collection of 90 percent of company's overdue accounts
Experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and accounting software
I will be in touch with you in one week to confirm that you have received my application. If you want to reach me before then, I can be contacted at (530) 555-5555. Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to speaking with you.