Perfecting your Cover Letter

Cover Letters are used alongside your CV to provide your potential employer with more information about you, your career goals and what you can contribute to the company. Often overlooked, cover letters can be an excellent way to present tailored information and show commitment to your application. 

How to structure your cover letter:

Using this structure as a guide will ensure you cover all important information within your cover letter. 

Paragraph One: 

  1. State your name and who you are.
  2. State the position you are applying for and how you found the role.

Step Two:

  1. Give Background Information about yourself (Location, Education) – Link these examples to reasons why you would suit this role/company/work environment.

Step Three:

  1. Give an example of previous Work Experience  – Link these examples to reasons why you would suit this role/company/work environment.

Step Four:

  1. Provide your Availability (for Work and if applicable, Interviews)

Sincerely (Recipient known)

Yours faithfully (Recipient unknown)

(Your name)

Cover Letter Top Tips:

  • Write in First Person
  • Use descriptive vocabulary to explain points

Need further guidance? Attend an Employability Training course for more career advice!

Written by Amelia Banks (Social Media and Content Development)

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