Toolkit: Tips for Effective Cover Letters

Toolkit: Tips for Effective Cover Letters

You’ve crafted a great résumé/CV ­– well done! This isn’t enough, on its own, to land you an interview, though. You’ll also need a cover letter that impresses your potential new employer.

Almost every position you apply for will require a cover letter. This is your chance to make a great first impression – the cover letter will almost certainly be read before your resumé is. This guide will take you through eight crucial covering letter do”s and don’ts; download this fool-proof template below.

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Cover Letters - The Dos and Don'ts
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Cover Letter Template

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