Part 5: Cover letter
A cover letter is the first thing recruiters look at so make sure it stands out from everyone else’s. When you are changing careers, it is important that you explain the reasons for your change and focus on what you will be able to bring to the company.
“It’s important to analyse your past and future roles to see if there are any common skills or attributes which you can highlight,” Darke notes. “If there are, you can highlight them on your resume and also make reference to them in your covering letter.”
Here are some key things to consider when writing your cover letter: