Is ‘Dear Sir or Madam’ Appropriate? & 17 Best Alternatives

Wondering if ‘Dear Sir or Madam’ is still acceptable for a cover letter or email salutation? Our explanation and list of 17 alternative greetings will help employers get a positive first impression of you and consider you for interviews.

A person's hand holding a cover letter with the greeting dear sir or madam highlighted in black font and outlined with an orange box
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