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    #1

    Post tense

    Is this correct?

    I read at XYZ Consulting that your company is looking for a tech.support representatives, so I'm sending you my resume for my interest in applying for that positon.

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    Re: tense

    Can I suggest this instead?

    I would like to apply for the position of technical support representative, as advertised in XYZ Consulting. My resume is enclosed.

    Usually a cover letter includes more than this - a summary of your experience and why you are a good fit for the position.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Post Re: tense

    Quote Originally Posted by mamen View Post
    Is this correct?

    I read at XYZ Consulting that your company is looking for a tech.support representatives, so I'm sending you my resume for my interest in applying for that positon.
    Pleas tell me if this if correct.

    thanks

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    Re: tense

    Not really. After "resume" put "as an expression of interest in applying for that position." If you have to keep your original. Barb's is more traditional.

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    Post Re: tense

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    Not really. After "resume" put "as an expression of interest in applying for that position." If you have to keep your original. Barb's is more traditional.
    thank you so much.

    But,what I'm asking is about the use of "I'm sending" in my post.

    Because I think it is more appropriate to use "sent."

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    #6

    Re: tense

    Ah, okay. The tense is fine.

    As you write the letter, you are in the process of sending.

    If you say "I sent" then it sounds as though you have already sent it under separate post, and this letter comes late.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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