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Why Are Your People Thinking of Leaving? Write Compelling Cover Letters!
It's said that the longest journey starts with a single step, and the road to the job of your dreams can start with a compelling cover letter!

You can discover how to make your application stand out from the crowd with our article, How to Write a Compelling Cover Letter. And if your cover letter has wowed the recruiters, you need a résumé to match! Create an eye-catching and effective one with the help of our article, Writing Your Résumé (CV).

The final hurdle in the application process may be to pass an assessment. Our article, Succeeding in Test and Assessment Centers, can help you to prepare for this.

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How to Write a Compelling Cover Letter How to Write a Compelling Cover Letter

Find out how to write an eye-catching and compelling cover letter, to boost your chances of landing your dream job.

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Writing Your Resume (CV) Writing Your Résumé (CV)

Learn how to write a résumé that makes the most of your strengths, skills and accomplishments.

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Succeeding in Test and Assessment Centers Succeeding in Test and Assessment Centers

Explore tips and techniques for preparing effectively for recruitment and selection tests.

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Learn how to develop your interview skills, to become a confident and well-prepared interviewee.

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Find out how to be relaxed and self-assured when facing more than one interviewer.

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A Final Note

A well-written, eye-catching cover letter can create a great impression. It can help your application to stand out from the crowd if you're starting out on your career path, or remind your boss how valuable you are to your organization when new opportunities open up internally.

Next week, you can discover how to promote your best performers without inadvertently "setting them up for a fall."

Have a great week!

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James Manktelow (CEO) and Elizabeth Eyre (Head of Editorial) - Essential Skills for an Excellent Career!
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