Cover letter

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    There is something symbolic about the start of a new year, making it an ideal time to think about looking for a new job. Here are some tips to help you achieve that goal in 2019.
  • 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.
  • 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.