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Cover Letter

What is a cover letter?

A cover letter (also known as a covering letter) is a short introduction letter accompanying your CV and your job application.

The purpose of a cover letter is to introduce you as a viable candidate for the job position on offer:

  • Inform the employer about which job position you are applying for
  • Outline some of your key strengths and abilities
  • Address the needs of the employer/company
  • Encourage the employer to read your CV and arrange an interview with you

Click on the resources below for guidelines, tips and examples on writing excellent cover letters: