However, before using a general salutation (or leaving off a salutation), try to find out the name of the person you are contacting. If you are applying or inquiring about a job and the hiring manager’s name is not included on the job listing, you might look up the title of the employer or hiring manager on the company website. If there is a contact number, you might also call and ask an administrative assistant for the name of the hiring manager. If you are sending a different type of letter, you can still look up the person’s name on the company website, or speak to an administrative assistant or contact at the company for the name of the person you are trying to reach.
Let us discuss the parts of a business letter. The Heading or Letterhead: It usually contains the name and the address of the business or an organization. It can also have an email address, contact number, fax number, trademark or logo of the business. Date: We write the date on the right_hand side corner of the letter below the heading. Reference: It shows the department of the organization sending the letter. The letter_number can also be used as a reference. The Inside AddressIt includes the name, address, postal code, and job title of the recipient. It must be mentioned after the reference. One must write inside address on the left_hand side of the sheet.