Tag Archives: Covering Letters

10 terrible cover letters from across the internet

There’s nothing like reading a few disastrous cover letters plucked from the depths of the internet to make you feel better about your own cover letter writing abilities. On that note, take a look at ten of the worst cover … Continue reading

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Three career experts share the keywords that stand out on a covering letter

Your letter may be one of hundreds a potential employer reads, so you have no choice but to stand out. How will you do that? By slipping in smart, eye-catching words. We spoke to three career experts and rounded up … Continue reading

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Four covering letter blunders and how to avoid them

Find out about the phrases you should avoid including in your covering letter for an internship, work experience placement or graduate job, and why from TargetJobs… Read More

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Cover letter example: using copywriting techniques

In need of some covering letter inspiration? Guardian Careers contributor Clare Whitmell takes one graduate job and uses copywriting and marketing strategies to write a stand out covering letter…Read More Further hints and tips on writing an effective covering letter … Continue reading

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Covering letter essentials for graduate vacancies

If a graduate employer requests a CV they’ll want a covering letter too. Don’t miss out on this additional opportunity to showcase your skills and enthusiasm. It may be just one page of A4, but it can make a big … Continue reading

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Four covering letter blunders (and how to avoid them)

Graduate cover letters and application form answers take ages to craft well, so when I’m recruiting the TARGETjobs interns I feel bad for applicants who make statements that, though well-intentioned, threaten to undo all their good work elsewhere in their … Continue reading

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Three excellent cover letter examples

Cover letters are the first chance you have to impress an employer – they’re not just a protective jacket for your CV. Here’s the Guardian Careers guide on what to include and how to format them… Read More More help … Continue reading

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