Greeting/Salutation _ Leave a line space after the recipient's address and, to the left_hand side in both full block format and modified block format, align it to the left. The correct style for both formats is "Dear Ms Smith:" or "Dear Sir/Madam:" (not a colon after the greeting. Subject _ It's becoming common practice to include a subject in both official letter formats. Given the increase in popularity of this, my advice would be to do so. It adds value to the letter in that it's aesthetically pleasing and is helpful to the recipient to see, at a glance, what the letter is concerning. Make the subject upper_case and in bold _ FBF: Align left, MBF: Align left or centre.
Most people know that in order to get an edge over the other applicants, the cover letter format is really important. Gone are the days of just putting your qualifications together on your front page in hopes that the company will further review your resume. We will take a look at the top formatting mistakes that people make, and give you an opportunity to learn how to properly design your resume and introduction letter.