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Covering Letters

Whenever you submit a CV you also need to send a tailored covering letter (or email). It should explain your motivation for that role and organisation and emphasise your relevant skills and experience.

Your covering letters need to:

  • Be specific to the role and highlight why you are suitable, refering to your CV where necessary.
  • Show you have researched the company and reflect this in your reason for applying.
  • Present you in a concise, logical and structured way, that is readable and interesting.

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