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2023-07-20 13:25:46

Cover letter tips - Write the perfect cover letter for your job application.

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cover letters are a huge advantage when applying to jobs .

They are a chance to expand on your skills and experience in your CV and really show employers why you're a great match for the job .

To make sure your cover letters are impressing employers .

Here's CV Library's guide on how to write one .

Start your cover letter with your address in the top right hand corner , then put the employer's address on the left hand side , followed by the date and the name of the person you're writing to .

This is usually the recruiter handling the vacancy .

Your first paragraph should be short and sweet made of these three things .

While you're writing the letter , the position you're applying for and how you heard about the job , your second paragraph is all about showing the employer how and why you're the right person .

For the role .

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Expand on relevant skills and experiences in your CV and provide examples to highlight why you'll make a valuable addition to the team .

Try copying the phrasing of the skills mentioned in the job description .

To really show you're a great fit .

Next , it's your chance to showcase your knowledge of the industry and detail why you want to work for this company .

Specifically , you should also state how your skill set will add to the company's success , as well as why you'll fit in with its culture and core values .

And finally thank the recruiter for taking the time to read your letter .

Instead of writing , I look forward to hearing from you .

Let them know your availability for a call back and ensure you include your contact details , too .

Then sign off with yours sincerely , followed by your name .

Keep your cover letter to about one a four page and you'll be landing interviews in no time .

For more tips on creating cover letters , employers will love and other job application advice .

Visit our career advice pages .


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