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  • Writer's pictureMatthew Coppola

What Should My Cover Letter Look Like?

Have you ever wondered what your cover letter should lie like? Well, you've come to the right place. Here at Client Centric, we write resumes and cover letters day in, day out. As expert cover letter writers, we know a thing or two about what makesmake a cover letter right and professional.

Generally speaking, the cover letter should be no longer than a page in length.

When you write your next cover letter, ask yourself the following questions:

- Is it well structured?

- Does it have all the necessary information?

- Are my name and contact details listed?

- Are the paragraphs short but informative?

- Does the letter make good use of dot points?

Example of what a cover letter should like by Client Centric
The general rule of thumb is that a cover letter should be no longer than one page in length

You may like to include a border or you could opt to have no border, it's entirely up to you.

Or you could choose to include colour in the cover letter. But again, that's entirely again up to you. Personally, I prefer not using colour in both the CV and cover letter. I like to keep it classic and professional.

Your cover letter needs to look like it can be easily read and will not be a heavy read for the employer or recruiter considering your application.

It's important to note that your cover letter can include bullet points.

And if you're wondering when a cover letter is needed, it's when you need to apply for a job that you want to go for.


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