How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter
Job applications can be stressful and it’s often difficult to decide what you should or shouldn’t include in your application. But if you want to prove to a new employer that you’re the ideal applicant then it is a good idea to include a cover letter and an absolute must if the job description or advertisement requires one.
Why do you need to include a cover letter with your resume?
Did you include a customised cover letter with your last job application? Why are cover letters important? A customised cover letter allows you, in a story type format, to tell the employer exactly why hiring you, as opposed to all the other candidates, is a good decision for their business. Four tips for your next […]
Do I really need a cover letter?
Do I really need a cover letter? Have you spent hours and hours preparing your resume for that job you really want? And the closing date is coming down on you, and you’re thinking, “Do I really need to include a cover letter? You know, they don’t read it, do they? Am I wasting my […]
3 Key Ingredients to a Compelling Cover Letter
A job application letter isn’t just a “nice addition” to a job application; it is a primary tool for a candidate to make a case for an interview. Your cover letter is an opportunity to present details about your background, experiences and abilities that aren’t clear on the application form or resume. A great cover letter includes three key ingredients: a personal greeting, a targeted presentation and a call to action.
No, We Don’t Provide Generic Cover Letters
Can you write me a quick generic cover letter? Well yes, of course we can but will that really be the best thing for you? We get asked this question regularly and we understand why. You have just invested your hard earned money on a resume and let’s face it there are more exciting things […]