Cover letter

  • Applying for your first vet job
    Jordan Sinclair looks at ways of ensuring the job application you submit to an employer has every chance of being looked at, standing apart from other candidates – and, most importantly – securing that all-important interview.
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  • There are plenty of pitfalls waiting to ensnare the unsuspecting job applicant, but poor spelling, grammar and punctuation shouldn't be among them.
  • Read our tips on how to write a veterinary surgeon CV, plus download our CV template, on Vet Times Jobs, the go-to resource for veterinary recruitment.
  • Want to make your application for an academia veterinary job stand out? Have a read of Vet Times Jobs’ tips and advice, and search for current vacancies.
  • Are you looking for your next veterinary nurse job? Read Vet Times Jobs’ advice on how to write your CV, prepare for interview and manage your job hunt.
  • There a few dos and don’ts that veterinary graduates can put into action to help progress their job hunt. Read the Vet Times Jobs careers advice here.
  • Veterinary nurses need a specific set of soft skills – but what soft skills are the employer looking for? Find out in Vet Times Jobs’ career advice.
  • Your CV may be faultless and your interview technique second to none – but how much thought have you put into your cover letter?
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.