Cover Letters


How to Write an Awesome Cover Letter


Applying for jobs can seem tedious and through my experiences, I have compiled six tips that can help you improve your results and get noticed!

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Resume and Cover Letter Advice

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Couldn't make it to Twitter Tuesday on July 16th? In part two of the #OLCchat series, we talked about resume and cover letter advice. Catch up on what you missed with Storify.

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Cover Letters: Secrets to Capturing Your Employer’s Attention

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Cover letters. The bane of everyone’s work search. A great cover letter doesn’t just happen by itself; rather, it is the result of you taking the time to do your research, and writing effective and meaningful information in a few well-worded sentences.

By: Mike Wong 3971 reads | 0 comments

Resumes, Cover letters, Interviews and Volunteering: Remaining Professional for Unpaid Experiences


Kerri shows you where to find SFU's resources for building your resume, coverletter, and interview skills. Read on to find out how to use this to get volunteer positions.

By: Kerri Jesson 2936 reads | 0 comments

How To Write Your Way Into Grad School

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Do you dream of getting a masters or professional degree before joining the workforce? Unsure on where to start on that personal statement for your grad school applications? Here’s your one-stop guide to “writing your way into grad school.”

By: Harsimran Kaur 5252 reads | 2 comments

How To Create A Winning Job Proposal

Career Peers

So you want to work for a certain employer, but they don’t have any job openings. What do you do? One option is to create a “job proposal” for the new position you’re aspiring to. Here’s how to do it.

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Writing an Effective Cover Letter

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A cover letter is your chance to show enthusiasm for a particular job position and a complementary marketing document to your resume. Like the resume, a cover letter should stand out, be easily readable, relevant and avoid any spelling mistakes!

By: Melissa Chungfat 11554 reads | 0 comments

Helpful Hints for Cover Letters

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Cover Letters can be difficult to understand how to write or even what to write.  If you feel stuck or if you simply need more advice, here are some helpful hints from SFU Career Services.

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The Key to a Great Cover Letter: Deconstructing the Job Description

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Feeling nervous or unqualified as you apply for a job? Struggling to set yourself apart? Learn how to deconstruct the job description so that you can feel comfortable marketing yourself in your cover letter!

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Resume Tips from the BC Public Service

Career Exploration

Getting your foot in the door with an organization isn’t always easy, but there is help. If you’re looking for a position with the BC Public Service, they’ve offered up some resume tips to help hopefuls get to the next stage of selection.

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