Professional Letter Examples

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When you are writing professional letters, it can be helpful to review examples of letters to get ideas for writing your own correspondence. It's important to be sure that all your letters make the best possible impression on the reader. Your letters need to be concise and focused, so you make your point clearly and definitively, as well as politely. They also need to be correctly formatted and well-written.

Here's a list of professional letter examples for business, employment, career, professional networking, references, referrals and more. Do be sure to personalize your letters so they fit the circumstances you are writing about and to edit and proof your correspondence, for content and for typos and grammatical errors.

Professional Letter Examples

Apology Letters
Letter examples to apologize during a job search and at work, plus advice on when and how you should apologize.

Appreciation Letters
Letter examples which show appreciation for a job well done, for help at work, for a client or job referral, for assistance with your career or job search, and for a variety of other professional circumstances.

Congratulation Letter Examples
Congratulation letter and email message examples for a variety of professional situations, including a new job, a promotion, starting a business, retiring, accomplishments at work, volunteering and more.

Cover Letter Examples
Cover letter examples for resumes listed by type of job and type of cover letter.

Email Message Examples
Employment, job search and business email message examples, plus email templates, formatted message examples, and subject line, greetings and signature examples.

Employee Letter Examples
Employee letter and email examples for hiring, termination, promotions, missing work, appreciation and congratulations, references, thank you and more employment related circumstances.

Goodbye Letter Examples
Letter examples to say farewell to co-workers, clients and business contacts to let them know that you have accepted a new job, are retiring, or resigning. There are also letter examples to send to colleagues, clients and customers who are moving on.

Inquiry Letters
Samples of inquiry letters and advice on how to write them.

Networking Letter Examples
Professional networking letters including referral letters, referral cover letters, letters of introduction, outreach letters for career networking, meeting request letters, and networking thank you letters.

Reference Letters Examples
Reference letter and email message examples including academic recommendations, business reference letters, professional references, and more employment-related references.

Resignation Letter Examples
Resignation letter and email samples for many different reasons for resigning and for a variety of lengths of notice.

Thank You Letter Examples
Thank you letter examples for a variety of work, employment, job search, business and career situations. There are also all-purpose thank you note examples appropriate for any occasion - professional and personal.