1.I have been handling most of the secretarial work at my present company for the past three years, and I feel that I am qualified to fill your position.     


2.For the past two years I was employed as an assistant to the chief engineer of the American Food Corporation.     


3.I have had five years of varied experience in the book business.    


4.The companies for which I have worked have given me permission to refer you to them for information about the quality of the work I did while in their employ.  


5.In addition, I believe that my English is good enough for your needs. My typing speed is about 80 words.


6.I have worked as a vehicle salesman for XX Co. for the past four years.  


7.Unfortunately I have had to leave my position, as my employers have been forced to liquidate their business due to the worldwide economic adversity.    


8.I worked mainly on commission and I feel that I am able to earn a substantial amount although I am very young.    


9.Should you give me a trial, I will do my utmost to afford you every satisfaction.     


10.I have been working as a senior clerk for China Trading Company, and I am quitting that firm in a few days.     


11.Enclosed you will please find a letter of recommendation from my present employer who likes my service very much but have to let me go, for the firm is going to be closed.


12.I work as assistant editor on a trade journal in the food field, where my tasks included a great deal of interviewing and personal contact with members of the industry.