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CVs and covering letters

Information and advice on CVs and covering letters including CV content and style, advice on covering letters and where to find out more.

Quick Guide to CVs

Watch our Quick Guide to CVs to get you started with the basics of writing an effective CV, including what employers are looking for, content, formatting and presentation.

Quick Guide to covering letters

Watch our Quick Guide to get you started with the basics of how to write a good covering letter, including what employers are looking for, content and formatting.

Writing effective CVs and covering letters

This section provides advice and tips on what employers and course organisers are looking for, and what to consider before writing your CV and covering letter, including content and layout.