Successful Cover Letters In a Week: Teach Yourself
Learn in a week, what the experts learn in a lifetime.
Sunday: Understand the importance of first impressions and the common mistakes people make
Monday: Ensure your application is taken seriously with a cover letter that is concise, complements your CV and is targeted to the job you have applied for
Tuesday: Discover how to style and structure your cover letter with advice on forms of address, etiquette, fonts, margins and the importance of ‘white space’
Wednesday: Design your cover letter to engage your audience and overcome the competition for advertised jobs
Thursday: Design a speculative cover letter to approach the invisible job market
Friday: Learn how to address cover letters to agencies and recruitment consultants
Saturday: Learn from your applications, whether successful or not, and develop your writing style for the future
Pat Scudamore and Hilton Catt are experienced career consultants and trainers, having worked in recruitment for 30 years. They are the authors of several successful books on career management.