The Cover Letter

The Cover Letter

Published on 29 March 2021

How to make a great cover letter

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Transcript
00:00
How to Write a Good Cover Letter
00:30
So What is the Purpose of the Covering Letter?
00:32
Why do you want to work for them
00:34
Why should they hire you - (what's your USP)
00:36
What makes you stand out from the crowd
00:38
What you already know about the organisation
01:10
SO THE RULES ARE....
01:11
Keep it brief - 4 paragraphs are plenty
01:14
1st paragraph - state what position you are applying for, where you saw it and when can you can start.
01:20
2nd paragraph - say why you are suitable and why you want to work for them, what you can bring to the organisation and what attracted you to the post
01:26
3rd paragraph - highlight your experience and how you match the person spec
01:31
4th paragraph - repeat your interest in attending an interview and express you are looking foward to receiving a response