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C.V. and Cover Letter

Your CV and cover letter are crucial documents in that they usually determine whether or not you will be invited for an interview. As such, they must showcase your most impressive skills and accomplishments. Therefore it is extremely important to tailor your CV and cover letter to the position you are targeting so employers know how your skills meet their needs.


Guides & Podcasts

Consult the handouts/podcasts for writing a successful CV/résumé & cover letter.


Books available at CaPS

Our centre also offers students a wide variety of resources including books containing CV/résumé and cover letter samples in both English and French.  Popular book series available at CaPS:

Best Canadian Cover Letters & Résumés
Cover Letter & Résumé Magic
Gallery of Best Cover Letters & Resumes
Expert Resumes for... Engineers, health care professionals, teachers & educators, computer & web jobs, and career changers

CV and Cover Letter Books


More Books & Websites


Need Help?

CaPS also offers CV Writing and Cover Letter Practice workshops, as well as a daily CV Drop In.
You may also schedule an appointment to have your CV or cover letter reviewed by a career advisor at 514-398-3304.

Translation Service

If you need any assistance in translating your CV/cover letter from English to French or vice versa, please contact the following agencies. (Note: A fee is required).

Common Grammar Mistakes

Below is a list of common grammar mistakes and misused expressions to be avoid in a CV or cover letter.

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly - Infographic

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly
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