- 'I just wanted to say a big thank you to you and especially Sophie Harris who has helped me this July to secure my position.'
The first impression an employer gets of you is your CV and covering letter; so it’s extremely important to prepare these thoroughly, make sure that they emphasise your good points and leave a lasting impression on whoever reads them. Remember: don’t undersell yourself.
Your covering letter should:
It’s always wise to research the company of the job you’re applying for; potential employers tend to be impressed by your enthusiasm and knowledge of their background/culture. This is one of the ways you can stand out from the crowd. The most important thing to remember when writing a covering letter is that you need to be answering the question: ‘Why should I see you?’
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