Tips: Cover letter and job search

You have completed your CV that highlights all your skills and qualifications. Now you have to demonstrate that you are the ideal candidate for the position based on your skills, interest in the company and career path.

Cover letter sample

Download our three-paragraph standard cover letter sample or follow the example below.

Cover letter sample

Writing a powerful cover letter

  • Research the organization, as if you were preparing for an interview
  • Explain why you would like to work for this organization and how the position matches your career path
  • Demonstrate that you are motivated! Your letter should reflect your ability to communicate and that your approach is serious
  • Specify how your skills and abilities match the position
  • Avoid repetition, especially the pronoun « I » at the start of every sentence
  • Make use of all possible resources for proofreading (correctors, dictionaries, friends, parents)