Cover letter and CV advice

This section provides guidance on how to successfully apply for your next role. Get your cover letter and CV noticed with these tips on how to compose a winning application.
The cover letter is your chance to distinguish yourself as a good employee and to reveal a little bit about your personality prior to your job interview.

How to address selection criteria
Selection criteria are a common set of factors against which employers assess applicants for a role. 
How to write a winning resume
A resume is your personal marketing document, designed to ‘sell’ your skills and abilities to a potential employer.
Tips for writing a good cover letter
A cover letter is your first opportunity to attract the attention of a potential employer. A good cover letter convinces the reader that you are a serious contender, and that your resume is worth reading.
Why cover letters are important
A cover letter is more than just a formality or courtesy – it is an opportunity to impress. Research suggests that employers favour resumes that are accompanied by a cover letter, making it a critical component of your job-search strategy.
Things recruiters and employers look for in a CV
If you’re to stand any chance of progressing to the interview stage, your CV needs to hook the reader within seconds.