Create a Great Cover Letter for Your CV or Resume

Edited by Hotelier, Amanda, Eng, Anonymous

Hello, and thank you for watching VisiHow. Today, I will share with you some tips on how to create a great cover letter that you can attach with your CV when you're applying for a job.

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    One very important point is to keep the cover letter short and enthusiastic.
    The length should be, at maximum, half a page. Any more and we are rambling. It's not as likely to be read if the cover letter is too long, so we do need to keep the cover letter statement quite short. Make sure to convey enthusiasm.
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    Do not repeat the information that's contained in the CV.
    Usually, the cover letter will be attached to the CV in some way, so try not to fall into the trap of repeating the obvious information that is already contained in the CV.
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    Instead, use the cover letter as a place to display personality, passion and interest.
    These things are not located anywhere in the CV, but they're very important. They're important to most companies. We want to show them that we have a really good personality, that we're very passionate about the work that we are doing, and that we're interested in this job, with this company.
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    Finally, close it by including some qualities that we have that are going to be beneficial.
    How are we going to help the company? How are our qualities going to help us to do this job in the best way possible?
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    This concludes today's brief tutorial on some tips for creating a great cover letter.
    If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please leave them in the space below.
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