use of "your" in a cover letter

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use of "your" in a cover letter

Postby theturkeyisfat » Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:06 pm

is it ok to say "your firm" or "your office" in a cover letter?


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Re: use of "your" in a cover letter

Postby darklighter13 » Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:09 pm

I do, but that doesn't mean it's right.


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Re: use of "your" in a cover letter

Postby nymario » Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:12 pm

Haha, I thought it was going to be a your/you're or your/ur sort of thing.

But to answer the question, I definitely do it and think it sounds much better than awkwardly repeating the name. Some firms are pretty awkward to type out even the "shorthand" -- the "X & Y" firms in particular (though SulCrom is supposedly acceptable - I don't write K&E, V&E or B&M, for example). Original Poster's MMV (or YMMV, as I prefer)

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