- Some recruiters will ask for covering letters for job applications. Even if they don’t, it’s good practice to provide a one explaining why you fit the role.
- A covering letter should complement your CV by highlighting what’s most relevant to the job. Avoid just summarising your CV.
- Include the job vacancy title, reference number and your name, ideally in the heading.
- One page is usually enough – unless the employer asks for something different.
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