CV and Covering Letters

Creating your CV and covering letter is the ideal opportunity to shout about your variety of skills, experience, voluntary work and social activities in a professional, structured format.


Your CV enables you to show potential employers that your skills, knowledge and experience are what they are looking for.

As your CV is the first impression you give to a potential employer, it’s really important that you spend time on perfecting it with details of your experience and skills. Ideally, you should tailor your CV to the role you are applying for, in order to make a positive first impression.

Covering Letters

A covering letter gives you a great chance to demonstrate to the employer that you understand the job, their company and the wider industry as well as providing evidence of your skills and experience.

Your covering letter should be tailored towards the job that you are applying for, so it’s worth making the time and effort to make each one perfect for the specific role.

Take a look at top tips for creating the perfect CV and Covering Letter from Careers+.

CVs and Covering Letters