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Covering Letters

If you're producing a CV chances are you need a covering letter or email to go with it. The covering letter is an opportunity to further showcase your abilities or address key issues and should not be neglected. Here are some resources to help
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from the Guardian

Cover letters for job applications: top tips from our experts

If you need help on how to write a cover letter or make it stand out, we've collated the best advice http://www.theguardian.com/careers/careers-blog/cover-letter-job-applications-top-tips

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Cover letters for job applications: top tips from our experts

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Different types of cover letters and how to write them http://www.graduateguide.co.uk/advice/article/types_of_cover_letters_and_how_to_write_them

Types of cover letters and how to write them

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What is a covering letter and what should I include? | National Careers Service https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/youngpeople/Pages/CVs/coverletters.aspx

CVs and cover letters | National Careers Service

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Covering letter essentials for graduate jobs https://targetjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/applications-and-cvs/271393-covering-letter-essentials-for-graduate-vacancies

Covering letter essentials for graduate vacancies

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4 covering letter blunders, and how to avoid them https://targetjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/applications-and-cvs/370674-four-covering-letter-blunders-and-how-to-avoid-them

Four covering letter blunders (and how to avoid them)

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Cover letter advice https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/cvs-and-cover-letters/cover-letters

Cover letters

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What is a cover letter? http://www.graduateguide.co.uk/advice/article/what_is_a_cover_letter

What is a cover letter?

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Top ten tips for covering letters. Using a cinema analogy, if your CV is a big-budget blockbuster then your covering letter should be the short and enticing movie trailer. http://www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/cv-templates/577/top-ten-tips-for-writing-cover-letters

Top Ten Tips for writing cover letters - Careers Advice - jobs.ac.uk

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from the Guardian

Spring clean your CV and cover letter for job success

Make your résumé ‘scannable’ and declutter applications so that you stand out from the crowd, say the experts

Spring clean your CV and cover letter for job success

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The do’s and don’ts of cover letters http://www.graduateguide.co.uk/advice/article/the_dos_and_donts_of_cover_letters

The do’s and don’ts of cover letters

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