Cover letters

Your CV should be accompanied by a cover letter.   The letter gives depth to the factual information on your CV, and provides an opportunity for you to express your interest in, motivation for and suitability for the job in question.  By demonstrating your career interests and highlighting your most relevant strengths and experiences, a well written letter can help you make an excellent first impression!

This topic will help you to:

  • consider the format and style of your cover letter
  • plan what to include in a cover letter
  • understand the importance of a targeted approach
  • make a speculative approach to employers
  • consider disclosing disability or health information

Cover Letters