What is a cover letter and why are they important?

What is a CV cover letter? A covering letter is a one-page document addressed to the interviewer or potential employer that includes your contact details, the role you are applying for and further detail surrounding the information in your CV. Cover letters should highlight your interest in the role and expand on your skills and …
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Does speculative job search work?

In a time of worldwide economic crisis when thousands of people are being made redundant all over the world every day, we at The Career Engineer have started to wonder just how many people are still sending out CV’s and Covering letters to companies just on the off chance. For those of you that don’t …
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Should you send a thank you letter after the interview?

The short answer is yes you should always send a thank you letter after the interview, and the reasons for this are simple: To show the employer you really are interested in the job To remind them of your interview, employers interview many people so getting your name in there again will only serve to …
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