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Many business documents succeed with well-crafted letterhead, and this model shows how a letterhead functions. It also discusses how to address recipients in a letter.



This Accounting Resume illustrates how the candidate will benefit the employer. The resume opens with a summary of the candidate’s ambition, experience, and skill. Relevant and applicable work experience follows and receives the most emphasis, but education, skills, and awards gain recognition with the effective arrangement of keywords—Windows, MS Office, HP Smart, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Award Medal.



This sheet shows how to write full APA reference citations for different sources. These sources include articles, books, data sets, government documents, reports, maps, and more.



This Complaint Letter uses collegial tone and shows a genuine concern for the reader and the reader’s business. The opening establishes the relation among the reader and the writer, which also sustains the writer’s credibility as a loyal customer. This identity allows the writer to express concern about the problems troubling the business, and the writer seeks change for the benefit of the business and the community.



This example of an Informal Report summarizes the two main parts immediately to guide the reader and make the document more accessible. The report then uses commonly asked questions as sub-headers, and the body text provides answers. Bullet-points emphasize specific and pertinent details.



This IST Resume represents the candidate as capable and competitive with a strong academic record, notable skills, and reputable and relevant experience. Education and Academic Honors come first to highlight accomplishments, and the Computer Skills demonstrate the knowledge necessary for this field. The resume then concludes with Technical Experience and Leadership Activities, both of which apply the candidate’s knowledge to practice.



This sample shows the technical aspects of creating a letterhead.



This Management Resume focuses on the candidate’s extensive experience, training, and computer skills. Education is not listed, but the candidate emphasizes accomplishments and personal drive along with the ability to lead and exceed expectations.



This Marketing Resume capitalizes on arrangement and color and is open to formatting variety and visual interest. It also maximizes space by listing information in two vertical columns, with the Software Skill Set and Marketing Skill Set adjacent to Experience. Each experience incorporates skills listed, showing how the candidate applies skill to practice.



This sheet provides a basic guideline for creating a memorandum.  Furthermore, use the memorandum for internal business communication that requires more space than an email. This model provides the basic format with some advice on how to write a memorandum, and you can add a letterhead if desired or required.



This sheet offers examples of how to cite sources in MLA Format. Examples include articles, books, encyclopedia or dictionary entries, websites, newspapers, personal interviews, and more.



This resume begins with a summary of experience and “core competencies.” Employers appreciate this section because it communicates what to expect and how the candidate will benefit the employer. Employers can then scan the Technical Proficiencies and Personal Experience to verify the opening summary.



Similar to the Marketing Resume, this Unconventional Resume works diligently to show Katie’s penchant for design and taking risks. Although casual and busy, this resume exudes a sense of fun and confidence that will attract employers looking for new ways to revitalize their company with unbridled talent.