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Covering letter hints and tips

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For many people writing a covering letter is a daunting task, because they know it is the first impression an employer will receive of them. And quick decisions can be made upon a first impression.

But if you get past the fear and think about what the main function of the covering letter is – to get the employer to read your CV, by outlining your relevant skills and experience – you will become more relaxed about the task in hand.

So here are a few pointers that will help you find it a little easier writing a great covering letter.

The article on How to write a covering letter and the Example Covering Letter also provide more information and support.

If you already have a Planit Portfolio account, don’t forget to use the Cover Letter Creator online tool! This will help you create, set out and save your letters in your Planit Portfolio.

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