This letter is for sending to a friend who might either have connections in a certain field or be in a position to find out if a job is open at a company.
1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
04 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
Finding a job isn't easy, and I have to tap every resource I've got. So since you're a good friend, I thought I might be able to turn to you as one of those resources. You <advantage>.
I would appreciate it if you could find out about any available <kind of job> positions that might be opening up in the next <time frame> at <company(s) name>. If you could find out and give me a call, I would appreciate it very much.
Thanks in advance for your help, and if I can ever return the favor, please let me know.
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