Create and Manage Your Cover Letters

Make your cover letter stand out! On Monster, you can create up to 5 cover letters using different templates. Save your cover letters and use them as you apply for jobs.

Benefits of Using a Cover Letter

  • Think you're perfect for the job? Let them know why! A cover letter is the best way to put a face on your CV.
  • You can showcase your talents, interests and highlight your experiences and qualifications.
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Cover Letter Writing Tips

Browse Monster's expert advice on how to write a cover letter:
Have a CV - Why do I need a cover letter? You’re probably wondering why you need a cover letter if everything is in your CV anyway...find out here why a few opening paragraphs can really help you out.
Why tailoring the cover letter is CRITICAL - James Caan We often fall into the habit of "one cover letter fits all" when sending our applications. Be warned - employers will pick up on this...
Cover letter tips for new graduates Knowing how to format and what to include in your cover letter can help keep it concise while still delivering all the necessary information.
What needs to be included in a cover letter? Whether posting or emailing your application, your cover letter is the first chance you get to impress a prospective employer.
How do online and offline cover letters differ? The basic rules of style, brevity and clarity that apply to any covering letter also apply when you’re making job applications online.

Cover Letter Example

Browse Monster's collection of cover letter examples:
Cover Letter Example - Graduate Ideal for graduates who have yet to gain any significant work experience.
Cover Letter Example - Prospective Application For situations where a job hasn't been advertised and you're contacting a company directly.
Cover Letter Example - Manager This is designed for someone who has experience in managing a team of staff.
Cover Letter Example - Career Change This is designed for an individual who is looking to move into a different job or industry.
Cover Letter Example - Experienced Professional This is designed for professionals who already have a few years worth of experience under their belt.

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