Travellers Australia

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Travellers Australia is an open community for people planning a gap year or trip to Australia to discuss travels plans, tips and experiences with each other. Whether you're already in Australia, or planning a trip here soon - use the group to chat about visas, farmwork, travel tips and more. ... See MoreSee Less

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Write a Cover Letter

WRITE A GREAT COVER LETTER

Writing a cover letter is the MOST IMPORTANT part of applying for a job in Australia. Its your chance to make a great first impression and entice the employer to look at your CV. However, 95% of working holidaymakers get it wrong and do not tell the employer what they want to hear. (You do not need a cover letter if you are applying in person, just for if you are applying online or via email).

The key to writing a perfect cover letter is to tailor the content for every job you apply for. Simply read through the job description / job ad and identify the specific requirements of the role. Then get straight to the point and tell the employer you can fulfil all of these requirements.  Here’s an example:

Resume Sample

Resume Sample