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A Speculative Letter Looking for Employment
A Speculative Letter Looking for Employment
How preparation, research and a planned approach can often succeed in a job offer as a result of a speculative approach and how your chances of success are maximised…...
Accepting a Job Offer
Accepting a Job Offer
When to write a letter accepting a job offer and what to include in it, remembering that the person who may have conducted the interview may not be the person who…...
Declining a Job Offer
Declining a Job Offer
How to write a letter turning down a job offer. The kinds of sentiments you should express and how to tactfully state your reasons for declining the job....
Is Your Job Search Cover Letter Effective?
Is Your Job Search Cover Letter Effective?
An effective cover letter is an important tool for a successful job search. Analysing how and why you write your cover letters, should help you determine whether your…...
Letter Informing of Your Retirement
Letter Informing of Your Retirement
The appropriate way to announce your retirement. Expressing your gratitude to both your employer and your colleagues and offering to help with the transition before…...
Letter Regarding Employees Conduct
Letter Regarding Employees Conduct
How to write a letter informing an employee to attend a hearing with regard to their conduct. How this letter needs to be carefully written in order that it complies…...
Letter Requesting a Pay Rise or Promotion
Letter Requesting a Pay Rise or Promotion
how the timing of a letter requesting a pay rise or promotion is just as important as the wording of the letter itself. How to state your case for a pay rise tactfully....
Letter to HR Informing Them of a Dispute
Letter to HR Informing Them of a Dispute
When to write a letter to HR informing them of a dispute and what to include within it and the tone and style of the letter....
Offering Your Services as a Voluntary Worker by Letter
Offering Your Services as a Voluntary Worker by Letter
How to offer your skills as a voluntary worker. How previous experience and/or an empathy with a company or organisation will make your approach more effective and a…...
Quiz: Are Your Office Memos Effective?
Quiz: Are Your Office Memos Effective?
Reflecting on how and why you write memos, as well as how others react to your internal letters, will help you better determine if yours are effective or could use…...
Rejection Letter
Rejection Letter
The most tactful way to write a job application rejection letter. How to let an applicant down without them feeling personally affronted and how to write a…...
Replying to a Job Advertisement
Replying to a Job Advertisement
How the initial appearance of a job application is crucial to its success before anything else is considered. Importance of demonstrating how you have understood what…...
Requesting a Reference by Letter
Requesting a Reference by Letter
how to make an approach for a job reference. What to include in the letter of request stating the kinds of things a prospective employer needs to know....
Requesting Feedback After Rejection by Letter
Requesting Feedback After Rejection by Letter
How being turned down for a job following an interview needn’t be perceived negatively and how, by requesting written feedback it, can lead you to success in the…...
Resigning by Letter
Resigning by Letter
How to structure a letter of resignation and the things you should include and not include within it. How you should state your resignation date in accordance with the…...
Writing a Covering Letter
Writing a Covering Letter
When it is appropriate to include a cover letter. What to include and how it should be presented along with an example of a cover letter to support a job application....
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