A strong cover letter and resume are key tools to help you find a job in Canada. The guide below provides tips and practices on how to write an effective cover letter and resume. A Canadian resume is quite different to a Curriculum Vitae (CV) in length and the type of information included. Below is a list of certain information which should and should not be included.
A well-written cover letter will make you stand out from other applicants. The purpose of a cover letter is to entice the employer to learn more about you and read the resume by showcasing your skills and experience. In addition, your cover letter should explain why you are a good fit for the job. Aim to keep your cover letter to 3 short paragraphs and always address it to a specific person.
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