When you are in the position of starting to look for a new job, or even switch gears completely and look for a new career path, you will want to make sure that your cover letter format is laid out in such a way that will attract the attention of the hiring manager at the companies you are applying to.
Body of Cover Letter _ This is the most important section of the cover letter format. It should contain up to 5 short paragraphs. This is the marketing pitch which will accompany your resume which is basically a fact sheet. Use the body to establish clearly the link between your skills and the employer's requirements.