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Should A Cover Letter Be Double Spaced

Should a cover letter be double-spaced?

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A cover letter should be single-spaced. However, it is a good idea to add an extra space between paragraphs to make the letter more readable.

A cover letter example with double spacing between paragraphs.

[Your Name]

[Your Address]

[City, State ZIP Code]

[Email Address]

[Today's Date]

[Hiring Manager's Name]

[Company Name]


[City, State ZIP Code]

Dear [Hiring Manager's Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the [Position] role at [Company Name]. With [Number] years of experience in [Industry/Field], I am confident in my ability to make a valuable contribution to your team.

In my current position as [Current Position] at [Current Company], I have honed my skills in [Specific Skills or Responsibilities]. I am particularly excited about the opportunity to bring my expertise in [Specific Skills or Responsibilities] to the [Position] role at [Company Name].

I am impressed by [Company Name]'s commitment to [Specific aspect of the company's mission or values], and I am eager to be a part of an organization that values [Specific aspect of the company's mission or values]. I am a hard-working and dedicated individual, and I am confident that my skills and experience make me an excellent fit for this role.

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss my qualifications further.


[Your Name]

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Volen Vulkov
Volen Vulkov is a resume expert and the co-founder of Enhancv. He applies his deep knowledge and experience to write about a career change, development, and how to stand out in the job application process.
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