Cover Letters

Browse our tips and advice on how to write all types of cover letters and impress the recruiter. Check our great variety of cover letters templates and examples to get you started.

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COVER LETTERS / JUL 02, 2018

Cover letters as we know them started gaining momentum in the early 1950s, and by the mid-1960s had become a regular requirement for job vacancies. But with the rising...
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COVER LETTERS / MAR 28, 2018

There’s a little rumour going around that hiring managers do not read cover letters – and I’m here to put that rumour to bed because hiring managers do, indeed, read...
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COVER LETTERS / NOV 08, 2017

The content – your skills, knowledge, qualifications, achievements, experience – is, quite naturally, what really counts when writing your cover letter. But its...
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COVER LETTERS / JUL 11, 2017

Cover letters are just as important as CVs. Even though they might be time-consuming, it’s an essential tool for the modern jobseeker. A cover letter can make your job...
woman writing cover letter on laptop
COVER LETTERS / JUN 28, 2017

When it comes to searching for a job, a good CV is not enough. Because of today’s competition, your job application needs to be more persuasive, and a cover letter can...
Cover letters and typewriter
COVER LETTERS / OCT 31, 2016

As a jobseeker, there are only so many things you can do to get the hiring manager’s attention, and seeing how stalking them will more than likely land you in prison...
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COVER LETTERS / JUN 29, 2016

Are you interested in applying for an internship?  You need to write a strong cover letter to accompany your resume and convince the hiring managers… A cover letter is...
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COVER LETTERS / MAY 31, 2016

Cover letters can bring you one step closer to closing the deal with an employer. But, career experts say that pain letters are much more efficient. The difference...
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COVER LETTERS / MAY 31, 2016

Whoever told you employers read cover letters is a liar. Cover letters are being overlooked just as easy as the ‘I accept the terms’ text in Terms and Conditions.The...
woman reading letter
COVER LETTERS / MAR 01, 2016

Many jobseekers find writing cover letters to be a real challenge - even harder than writing their resumes. That’s because they find it difficult to talk about themselves...
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COVER LETTERS / FEB 12, 2016

Whether recruiters and potential employers actually read cover letters is debatable – in fact, a top recruiter on Quatz has admitted to never reading cover letters. But...
james franco letter
COVER LETTERS / DEC 06, 2015

When applying for a job, we always try to write a killer cover letter, so that we can look professional, show a bit of our personality and show the employer why we are...
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