What is a cover letter? Why do I need one? How is it different to my CV? Questions we’re sure you’ve asked yourself whilst embarking on your graduate job hunt.
In it’s simplest form, a cover letter is a supporting document to your CV which explains why you’re the right candidate for the role. It’s also an opportunity to set yourself apart from the competition and really demonstrate the value of your skills and experience.
Don’t know where to start? We’ve pulled together our top 10 tips to master your cover letter and bag yourself a job. Continue reading
1) Thou shalt tailor thy CV
- A one size fits all approach won’t get you very far – you’re much less likely to secure an interview if you send the same CV to every position you apply to
- Research the organisation you’re applying to for context and use the job specification to tailor your CV – also shows employers that you actually want to work for them
So what is Inspector Graduate? How did it all start? And who started it?
As the name suggests, Inspector Graduate is source of guidance and support for graduates which aims to investigate the infinite number of options they have once they’re thrown into the real world. Continue reading
What goes into a blog post? Helpful, industry-specific content that: 1) gives readers a useful takeaway, and 2) shows you’re an industry expert.
Use your company’s blog posts to opine on current industry topics, humanize your company, and show how your products and services can help people.