Modernize Your Job Search Letters: Get Noticed ... Get Hired

Modernize Your Job Search Letters: Get Noticed ... Get Hired


By Wendy Enelow & Louise Kursmark

About the Authors

Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark
Publishers • Authors • Resume & Career Experts

Together, independently, and with other co-authors, we have written more than 40 books on resumes, cover letters, keywords, hiring, and career management. Now, we've launched Emerald Career Publishing and an online store where you can purchase our latest book, Modernize Your Resume: Get Noticed ... Get Hired, and other titles.

Our mission is to share our expertise to help job seekers worldwide manage and advance their careers with less stress, greater effectiveness, and a clearer understanding of how to tell their career stories.

Equally important, we are dedicated to building the skills of professional resume writers everywhere. 

More background about us—we are both:

  • Well-recognized industry leaders, each with 25+ years of experience as professional resume writers and career coaches.

  • Frequently quoted sources for major media—Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, Washington Post, ABC News, Money Magazine, others.

  • Master Resume Writers (MRWs), Credentialed Career Managers (CCMs), Job & Career Transition Coaches (JCTCs), and Certified Professional Resume Writers (CPRWs).

  • Founders and past Executive Directors of 3 of the career industry’s most notable training and professional development organizations: Career Masters Institute, Career Thought Leaders, and Resume Writing Academy.

  • Resume writers and career consultants to executives through our private practices (,

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Modernize Your Job Search Letters: Get Noticed ... Get Hired is an up-to-the-minute and comprehensive resource for creating the job search communications needed by every job seeker: Cover Letters, E-Notes, Recruiter Letters, Networking Letters, Thank-You Letters, Job Proposal Letters, and Letters for Challenging Circumstances. In addition to 100+ letter samples, the book provides a thorough explanation of each type of letter, when to use it, how to write it, and how to submit it.

A must-read for every job seeker—from college graduates to mid-career professionals to senior executives in every industry and profession—the book helps job seekers navigate the complex realities of today's online, mobile, technology-based employment landscape.