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Motivation letter = cover letter?

Is that correct?
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Re: Motivation letter = cover letter?

Yes, it is.
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Re: Motivation letter = cover letter?

You need to tell them why they have no choice but to give you a job at 15% more than the highest amount they wanted to pay. You are better qualified for the possition than anyone else......
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Re: Motivation letter = cover letter?

Thank you guys! So, it's ok if I write my 'motivation letter' in the American Cover Letter format?
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Thank you guys! So, it's ok if I write my 'motivation letter' in the American Cover Letter format?

Yes, it is ok. Nobody is going to read it anyways.
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Re: Motivation letter = cover letter?

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Thank you guys! So, it's ok if I write my 'motivation letter' in the American Cover Letter format?
What's the 'American Cover Letter format'? I've written cover letters before (looong time ago), but I'm a Brit so I'm not sure they really compare

Have you ever compared a US resume to a French CV? They can be quite different. Without knowing what exactly the ACL format entails, I would say that is quite different to a 'lettre de motivation' based on the difference between a resume and CV.

Anyway, I go with what swis says: "Yes, it is ok. Nobody is going to read it anyways."

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