Cover Letter

Life Beyond School

A lot of people struggle with the formatting and detail of a Cover Letter. It’s a vital piece of writing that should be no longer than a page and sit well as an introduction to your CV. Included should be what you’re applying for, why, a display of skills and a nicely rounded summary. You should work out a rough template that can be chopped and changed depending on the position you’re applying for.

Still not sure? Never fear, an example is here:

Dear Sir/Madam,  [always capatilise these words if you don’t know the name of the person]

I am writing to you to apply for the role of [position], as advertised on [website].

As you will see from my attached CV suitable candidate for this position due to my strong academic record and relevant skills. [You can choose whether or not to…

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Some have called me a leader, and a entrepreneur, they say I have integrity, presence and skills to ensure continuous improvement and success in whatever challenges I face. They also tell me that I am positive, resilient and motivating. I say, I'm just a normaI guy from Gateshead in the North of England, who started as an apprentice engineer. I have been in the right place at the right time and in the wrong place at the wrong time! I have successfully initiated and led complex organizations and situations to completion and success, and I have been in some jobs where success seemed untouchable. Mainly though, I have tried to learn everyday, help people to progress and learn the skills they need to be successful. I have had the privilege of working with some great people locally across the UK and more recently internationally in Asia, Europe and now USA, where I am lucky enough to work for where I am head of 3aaa USA. This website is just me having an outlet to talk about all those thoughts, ideas and things I learn that pass through my head every day when I face the challenge of doing business. I will also rant on about how great apprenticeships are, and how you can help change peoples lives through them. After all thats how I got to do the great things that I have done, and also I am still an apprentice everyday! All I ask is that if you find it interesting then leave a comment and share what you read. THANK YOU.

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