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7 Keys to a Winning CV: How to create a CV that gets results by Mildred Talabi

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A Note on Cover Letters

Now that we have gone through the seven keys to a CV that works, it is time to look at something that is equally as important to the job-hunting process – your cover letter.

Cover letters

In 99% of cases where a CV is required for a job, a cover letter is also required. Even if it is not explicitly asked for, it is good practice for you to send one anyway. A cover letter is your CV’s best friend. Where your CV decides whether or not you are called for an interview, a cover letter decides whether or not your CV gets a look in at all, so it is incredibly important.

In the old days, cover letters were literally that – letters you sent in the post as a cover for your CV. It still has the same function today, except ...

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