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Cover Letters

Covering letters are a key part of any job application. A well researched and written covering letter can be the difference between an interview invitation or not. Read our advice on writing a good covering letter.

  • Ensure your letter is concise, easy to read and makes you memorable
  • Always include a covering letter
  • Tailor each letter to the company and post you are applying for
  • Highlight experience, skills and achievements specifically relevant to the post
  • Illustrate your achievements with facts and figures
  • Be confident
  • Emphasise your fit with the company and post
  • Look forward to meeting at inteview
  • Use the same keywords used in the job advert and job description.
  • Match your qualifications, skills, experience and achievements to the post.

What to Include in a Cover Letter