This is in reply to your ad in the
news daily (name) dated (---) for the post of a nurse in your hospital (name of hospital).
For your review, I am enclosing my updated resume.
As you see from my resume, I have
not formally worked in the past 24 months. I have spent time with my children and
grandchildren, traveled a bit with my semi-retired husband, and have taken advantage of my
free time to hone up my skills by taking up computer courses, advanced nursing techniques,
and other personal development-related workshops and seminars.
I am now seeking part-time
employment. I am flexible as to the shifts and days I can work, and would like to find a
position that would allow me to work about 24 hours per week. I can work three 8-hour
shifts or two 12-hour ones. I have excellent letters of reference from my years in the
earlier hospitals, accompanying my resume.
I will stop by your office next
Tuesday between 2 P.M. and 3 P.M. to fill out your formal application. If you can take a
few moments to see me at that time, I would be very grateful. I will call you on Monday to
see if this can be arranged.
Thank you for your attention. I am
excited about the possibility of returning to ___________