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: