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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