Cover Letters

Need a cover letter for your CV? No matter what type of cover letter advice you’re looking for, we’ve got you covered. From graduate cover letter templates and career change cover letter templates, right through to free cover letter templates – along with a whole host of additional tips, you’ll find everything you need to write the perfect job application letter.

School leaver cover letter template

Looking for help to make your CV shine? Here’s our cover letter template specifically designed for recent school leavers:

Free cover letter template

Feel like your cover letter could do with some work? Here’s our handy free cover letter template to help get you started.

How to: Write a cover letter

Behind every CV is a good cover letter. Here’s our step-by-step guide to help you make yours stand out.

Graduate cover letter template

If you’re still feeling frustrated when it comes to the finer details, here’s our cover letter template specifically designed for recent graduates:

What is a cover letter?

To help you understand what they’re all about, and make yours work harder for you, here are a few things you should know about cover letters:

Four ways to follow-up after an application

82% of recruiters indicate that it reflects well on a candidate when they follow-up after an application. Not sure on the best way to get in touch? Here’s our advice:

Cover letter help & advice

How to: Write a cover letter

Behind every CV is a good cover letter. Here’s our step-by-step guide to help you make yours stand out.

What is a cover letter?

To help you understand what they’re all about, and make yours work harder for you, here are a few things you should know about cover letters:

Speculative cover letters: What you need to know

How do you get a job without a job advert? We’ve already covered what cover letters are, but here’s our guide to speculative cover letters (just in case).

How to: Overcome common cover letter problems

There’s no covering up a bad cover letter. Here are five of the most common cover letter problems (and our tips on how you can overcome them):

Cover letter help

Not sure how to make yourself stand out to recruiters? Check your cover letter. To make sure you know everything there is to know before writing yours, here’s our comprehensive guide to cover letters:

Five things you need to stop doing on your cover letter

Never underestimate the power of a cover letter. But what should (and shouldn’t) you include? To point you in the right direction, here are five of the most common cover letter mistakes that could be costing you the job:

Cover letter templates

School leaver cover letter template

Looking for help to make your CV shine? Here’s our cover letter template specifically designed for recent school leavers:

Free cover letter template

Feel like your cover letter could do with some work? Here’s our handy free cover letter template to help get you started.

Graduate cover letter template

If you’re still feeling frustrated when it comes to the finer details, here’s our cover letter template specifically designed for recent graduates:

Part-time cover letter template

We’ve already covered how to perfect your part-time CV, but to help maximise your chances to impress, here’s our cover letter template specifically tailored for part-time positions:

Career break cover letter template

There are many reasons why you might need to take some time away from your career. Here’s our cover letter template specifically designed for people looking to return from a career break.

Career change cover letter template

Time for a change? Here’s our cover letter template specifically designed for people looking for a career change:

Redundancy cover letter template

If you’ve recently been made redundant, finding the right role to re-enter the workforce can be daunting.