Re: Greetings and Salutations

Subject: Re: Greetings and Salutations
From: Marilynne Smith <marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com>
To: Tharpt2 -at- aol -dot- com, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 18:22:02 -0800

How about "Dear Janis Hooper" or something of that sort. Using the full name
is a little more formal than "Dear Janis"


At 02:38 PM 12/20/99 , Tharpt2 -at- aol -dot- com wrote:
>Geez, another job search question...but I guess it can be applied in other
>When writing a cover letter is it considered bad form to begin with the
>recruiters first name? Too personal? If so, what is the alternative? This
>is especially difficult with a female recruiter (no sexist overtones intended
>or implied). Basically I'm having trouble with the Ms., Miss, Mrs., thing.
>Also, is an email query considered a formal cover letter? If so, should it
>be treated as such with format? Those often don't translate well and sending
>a cover letter attachment seems a little redundant and possibly problematic.
>Thomas Tharp

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Marilynne Smith
Sr. Technical Writer
marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com
(858) 651-6664

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