Cover Letter Writing

General Cover Letter Tips

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When applying for a job one of the most important aspects to focus on is the cover letter. A good cover letter can package your resume and present your key skills and experience to an employer – boosting both your job interview and employment chances.

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How Can Your Cover Letter Stand Out?

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It’s not all about your resume you know. Sure, a well-written resume is a must if you’re applying for jobs but your cover letter can be the icing on the cake.

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Three Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter

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When you are applying for a job you may be tempted to print off your resume and send it without a cover letter. It’s quicker, easier and you’ll have more time to apply for other jobs. But not attaching a cover letter could damage your chances of securing a job interview. Here are three reasons why a cover letter can help your job application.

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Writing a Management Cover Letter

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Writing a cover letter for a management position can be slightly different to other cover letters. You need to portray your management and leadership skills and if you haven’t had direct management experience yet, this can be difficult to do. Here are a few tips to get you through.

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Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid

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Writing a cover letter is an essential part of the job application process. A cover letter is designed to show the employer your personality and to give them an idea of why you want to work for them and why you would be good for the role.

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Why Your Cover Letter Should Be One Page

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Writing a cover letter is one of the steps of many when it comes to applying for a job. But, just like your resume, your cover letter should be short and sweet. Here are some reasons why you should keep your cover letter to one page of text.

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Who to Address in Your Cover Letter

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Knowing who to address your cover letter to is really important in order to send off a good job application. Although in some cases you have to address the employer as ‘Dear Sir/Madam’, it’s much better to find out their name and write a cover letter to them directly.

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