In reply to your advertisement in Beijing Youth Daily of December 25, I respectfully offer my services for the situation.
I am thirty-two years old and a graduate of Beijing Foreign Studies University, My experience in this line of work includes five years as a salesman with the NCC Company. The reason for leaving my present employment is because they’re closing their office.
I am enclosing my resume together with my photo, and I believe that they may be found satisfactory. As regards salary, I would be glad to start with HK$ 5,000 per month plus commission.
If you would like to know more about my ability, I can be available for an interview at any time convenient to you.
Because I believe that my sales background fits me for the position you advertised in Thursday’s newspaper, I ask that you consider my qualification.
I was graduated from Beijing Commercial College in July ____. My experience has included two year as salesman in the Men’s Clo- thing Department for DangDai; and three years in the Men’s Shop for ShiDu, where I am still employed.
My reason for wishing to make a change at this time is that there seems no opportunity for advancement in my present position, and I feel that my ability and training, as well as my interest in my work, should lead to advancement and a higher salary.
I am happy to refer you upon your request people who can tell you of my work and my character.
In reply to your advertisement in the newspaper of July 23, I wish to say that I am seeking the kind of position you offer.
I hold a degree in Chinese literature from Beijing University in July 1988. After graduating I worked as assistant editor in Middle East International, where my duties consisted chiefly of reading proof and rewriting, as well as composing lengthy articles and short item. I have had ten years of experience and am familiar with all phases of office routine by now.
Enclosed you will find a copy of my resume and my photo. I believe they may be found satisfactory.
Concerning my character I am permitted to refer to Mr. Smith, Managing editor of the magazine.
I am securing a job. Not any job with any company, but a particular job with your company only.
Your organization is more than just a business house. It is an institution in the minds of the local public. It has a reputation for fair play and honesty with both employees and customers alike.
For the past four years, while specializing in international trade at college, I have had a secret ambition to work for your organization. I will graduate in July this year. As I write this letter, I do not know that there is an opening at present in your company. I am enclosing my qualifications which prompt me to make application now.
I would be very happy to work under your supervision if it is possible.
Thank you very much for your kind attention. Please send me an answer at your earliest convenience.
I am looking for a job. I graduate from Shanghai Commercial College and my major is business management.
I am just over twenty-four years of age and have left college about three months ago, during which time I have been striving to make myself proficient in shorthand and typewriting, and have attained a speed of ninety and seventy words a minute respectively.
I believe that I can fulfill the requirements in your company. I hope you will be able to place me somewhere. Thank you in advance for your consideration and courtesy.