Cover letters

How to write a speculative cover letter

If you’ve just left school or college and you’ve decided to make a go of it in the working world, finding your way onto the first rung of the career ladder can be tough. A speculative cover...  

How Long Should a Cover Letter Be?

After spending all that time perfecting your CV, the last thing you want is to fall at the final hurdle with a poor cover letter. One of the most common questions people ask about writing cover letters...  

Skill up: Cover letter template for your first job

We've told you how to write a good cover letter but now you might be wondering "What on Earth should it look like?". If you're applying for your first job and have no experience, it can...  

Skill up: How to write a cover letter

Ok, you’ve got your first CV up and running – it must be time to submit that job application. But wait! What about your cover letter? This is as important to your application as your...  

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