How many pages should my cover letter be? By Matthew Coppola
Okay, so your about to email across a copy of your resume and cover letter to a prospective employer, but decide first that you want to tailor your cover letter to make it more personalised.
So how long should your cover letter be?
Generally speaking, taking into consideration and respect for the reader’s time and attention (remember that a recruiter would most likely have hundreds of resumes to read through) it makes sense then to keep the letter short, brief and specific to the role your applying for, taking into account what they are asking for and what kind of experience you have that matches with what they are looking for.
I usually stick to a one page cover letter – with fair margins and a font size of 11.
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