Just follow these simple steps: Start with your name and postal address. Address your readers.
Or perhaps offer the research skills from your degree to a local charity who might jump at the chance to commission a short project and give you more of an insight into social research. Add the company name and address.
Write one or two sentences that summarise your experience, skills, and perhaps a standout achievement. Sarah Byrne, online editor, Careershifters Seek work experience in your chosen field: A good route for voluntary experience is to look at the website of your local volunteer centre.
Write the date of your letter underneath your contact details.
Add information which supports your assessment of the key competencies required for that role. It is best to highlight one or two points from your CV if they are especially pertinent to the job you are applying for.
Dedicate the time and effort into getting it right and you will have taken your first step towards a new job!
Oliver Meager, head of the permanent hiring division at Capita IT Resourcing Key words are essential for competency-based CVs: Key words are essential today, if only to get past the software scans.