Like butter on toast, cover letters are often overlooked but are an essential part of your job application. Don’t waste the extra chance to give recruiters more information about your skills and experience.
Learn how to write a successful cover letter today with our simple cover letter builder - taking the stress out of the process!
myPerfectCV’s cover letter builder offers a wide range of benefits:
Pre-written content blocks
myPerfectCV's recruiter-approved cover letter builder will guide you step-by-step on what to include, from more information on your education, right through to your proudest accomplishments. The cover letter builder will prompt you to choose from tailored content blocks that you can edit to fit your background.
Easy to save, edit, and download cover letters
The cover letter builder is easy to use and easy to personalise. Once you’ve created your perfect cover letter, quickly save and download in Word or PDF formats. Need to edit an existing cover letter and save as new? Easy!
No more worries about formatting or spelling mistakes
The hardest part of building a cover letter can be the formatting - worry less with our pre-built templates. A built-in spell check will ensure you nail your cover letter the first time so it’s ready to save and send to recruiters. Along with our pre-written content - it’s a combination guaranteed to make writing your cover letter a breeze!
Commonly asked questions about building a cover letter
How long should my cover letter be?
It’s UK standard to use around 3-4 paragraphs of content in your cover letter. You don’t want it to be more than 1 page as this will overwhelm recruiters. Our CV builder will give you tips on how to do this - perfectly balancing your accomplishments, personality, and any specialised training.
How should I format my cover letter?
The standard format for the UK is A4 letter format. When you select a template and input your details, the builder will create and format your cover letter like magic! You can change the layout of your cover letter to suit the role you’re applying for any time.
Why do I need a cover letter as well as my CV?
A CV only gives a light overview of your past roles and experience - it’s the trailer for your interview! Your cover letter is a chance to provide more detail - sharing exciting highlights from your career. Your personality is your best asset. Explain how you’ve used your soft skills to persuade, convince or gain a result. The cover letter builder will help you create the perfect accompaniment to your already great CV!