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Writing a Covering Letter

When writing a covering letter the key is to keep it short and to the point – absolutely no more than one sheet of A4.  As a leading recruitment agency we see literally hundreds of CVs and covering letters every day, and the long rambling ones are generally ignored – not just by agencies but by internal HR Managers as well,  simply because they will take too long to read.    358 more words


The Problem With Cover Letters..

I think one of my biggest problems is writing a cover letter or covering letter whichever way it may be.

It is so so hard to sell yourself on a piece of paper. 232 more words


Tips for writing a covering letter

A good covering letter will complement your CV by expanding on the details relevant to the role

Make sure the structure of your covering letter is correct… 111 more words

Career Advice

Why a covering letter is important

A covering letter is an opportunity to show off your best assets and is as important as your CV.  A good covering letter will complement your CV by expanding on the details relevant to that specific role. 337 more words

Career Advice

How to improve your chances of getting an interview at a newspaper

This year I had my first interview at a newspaper and on July 8, I will be sat in my third.

Just by making a few changes to my CV and covering letter has given me the opportunity to be one step closer to securing a job ( just the interview I need to master now). 900 more words


Divide your apprenticeship application into smaller tasks for success...

Henry Ford has been attributed as saying “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs”. In terms of your apprenticeship applications, this statement certainly applies. 512 more words