Here's a surprise. You're not a real person. Not to a recruiter. At this point you're just facts and data on a dull piece of paper. But it's okay, so are other candidates. The good news is that they are all using examples of good cover letters from the web. Your first opportunity to come alive is how you go beyond your resume cover letter format to make your letter better. With these tips, your letter can breathe life into you, make you memorable to the employer.
Name (Optional but adds value to the letter if you are resourceful as to find out the name of the person who is recruiting). Title, Company, Address, City, State, Zip Code _ Salutation _ Dear Mr. /Ms. Last Name, (It is recommended that the recruiting person's name is sourced and mentioned instead of opting for Dear Sir/Madam. But do not use "To whom it may concern")