cover letters

How to Customise Your Cover Letter to Different Organisations

By Loy Xingqi from ResumeWriter and Adrian Tan from CareerLadder

If you thought your CV is the first hurdle to getting your foot in the door, think again. Even if you have an excellent CV, your chances can be ruined with a shabbily written cover letter. Read on to find out how you can write a meaningful yet short cover letter. (Read More Here!)

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Kiss Cover Letters and Résumés Goodbye

By Desiree Yang

Did you know that the first professional résumé was written by Leonardo da Vinci in 1482? Or that the submission of a résumé to a prospective employer was a mere formality up until the 1950s? The résumé’s all too familiar sibling, the cover letter, was also first used in the 1950s as a descriptive document that helped employers learn more about the person behind the résumé. (Read More Here!)

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