Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

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PirateCap'n
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Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

Postby PirateCap'n » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:53 pm

What is the etiquette on signing a typed-cover letter that will be loaded directly into Symplicity (or something similar to it)? For example, I have typed the cover letter and now want to upload it into Symplicity. Should I print out the cover letter and sign it and then scan it and upload it, or is there no need to sign it since everything else is online? Clearly, the letter should be signed when it is printed out and mailed, but what is the etiquette when it is all online?

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deadpanic
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Re: Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

Postby deadpanic » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:54 pm

I'm curious about this too. tagging this for later.

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Re: Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

Postby vamedic03 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:02 pm

PirateCap'n wrote:What is the etiquette on signing a typed-cover letter that will be loaded directly into Symplicity (or something similar to it)? For example, I have typed the cover letter and now want to upload it into Symplicity. Should I print out the cover letter and sign it and then scan it and upload it, or is there no need to sign it since everything else is online? Clearly, the letter should be signed when it is printed out and mailed, but what is the etiquette when it is all online?


No need to sign it.

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Re: Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

Postby Grizz » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:04 pm

Sent out some cover letters via email and didn't sign 'em. Got an interview, so it didn't seem to hurt me.

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Re: Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

Postby ntugwater » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:08 pm

no one cares if you dont sign a digital cover letter

PirateCap'n
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Re: Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

Postby PirateCap'n » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:12 pm

Thanks for the help.

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Re: Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

Postby Sup Kid » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:22 pm

vamedic03 wrote:
PirateCap'n wrote:What is the etiquette on signing a typed-cover letter that will be loaded directly into Symplicity (or something similar to it)? For example, I have typed the cover letter and now want to upload it into Symplicity. Should I print out the cover letter and sign it and then scan it and upload it, or is there no need to sign it since everything else is online? Clearly, the letter should be signed when it is printed out and mailed, but what is the etiquette when it is all online?


No need to sign it.

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Re: Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

Postby CyLaw » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:26 pm

As others have mentioned, signing is unnecessary.

However, if you want to have a signature on there, you can always just scan a sample of your signature, remove the background. Then anytime you want to sign something, use the saved image in document before transforming it to a pdf. This is how I sign almost every document.

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Re: Etiquette For Signing Cover Letter

Postby ntugwater » Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:41 am

CyLaw wrote:As others have mentioned, signing is unnecessary.

However, if you want to have a signature on there, you can always just scan a sample of your signature, remove the background. Then anytime you want to sign something, use the saved image in document before transforming it to a pdf. This is how I sign almost every document.

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I used to do this but then I realized my signature sucks and I'd rather not have them see it lol




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