Targeted Cover Letters and Selection Criteria

Need a cover letter or selection criteria for an academic, not-for-profit or government job? We craft targeted cover letters and selection criteria that get you hired.

Our Method

  • 1

    Situation


    Your consultant will help you identify a situation and demonstrate that you have the needed skills for the advertised position.

  • 2

    Task


    Your consultant will collate and combine the tasks you performed in this position and present what you achieved as a result.

  • 3

    Action


    Your consultant will showcase the actions you took and what problems you solved to achieve the result.

  • 4

    Result


    Your consultant will showcase the results you achieved and how they benefited your previous employer.

What You Can Expect


  • Custom Content


    Custom content that tells your story and makes an impactful first impression while remaining true to your personal brand.

  • Results-Focused


    Our writers identify your achievements and impact before creating results-focused content that highlights your value-add.

  • Modern Design


    Modern design that showcases your skills and experience to get you noticed by HR and hiring managers with an eye-catching resume.

  • Dedicated Consultant


    From the initial consultation to completion, work with your dedicated consultant and experience 5-star service.

  • Efficient & Reliable


    With a six business day turnaround time, have peace of mind knowing your documents will be ready when you need them.

  • Passionate


    We're a small business with big passion, and we care about our clients' success. Your opportunity is our number one priority.

Why Choose Us?

  • "Capturing my last 16 years of achievements in a new resume was a really daunting prospect. But working with Jacqueline was exactly what I needed. After spending a few hours with me discussing my career, she captured my key achievements succinctly and provided me with a resume that I can confidently send to any prospective employer. I can't recommend her services highly enough!"

    Lesley Pinter
  • "Jacqui worked on my CV and did a fantastic job. She spent a great deal of time with me in order to completely understand my work history and what I wanted from the labour market. As a result, Jacqui totally transformed my original CV and presented me in a new light that truly highlighted my strengths."

    David G
  • "Don’t hesitate to get in touch with My CV consultant if you are thinking about refreshing your CV or starting to think about a career pivot. The service is professional and the turnaround is super quick. Jacqui and Lena are also lovely to work with and really good at understanding where you are coming from and where you want to go. And the end product is really something else - I couldn’t have been happier with the whole experience and I feel so confident going forward with applications for my dream role."

    Madeleine Russell
  • "My experience with MY CV Consultant was absolutely brilliant. Everything that I needed to put on my resume was in my head but I couldn't find the best way to get it out and onto paper to illustrate it. Lena from My CV was amazing at getting inside my head and extracting everything she needed to help me put together the exact resume and cover letter I was after. Amazing, Amazing Experience - I couldn't recommend any higher, worth every dollar."

    Tony Caine
  • "Jacqui really took the time to listen to my past experience and understand how to make my skills stand out on paper, and although there was a lot of information to cover, she did so in a concise manner without overwhelming the reader – something I really struggled to do on my own. Jacqui is a professional and knows what works. For the first time in weeks, I am excited to be looking for work!"

    Daria Rose Goodier
  • "After an initial discussion with Lena - Jacqui followed up and went into great detail exploring my experience, what I was looking for and how to narrate my years in the work force. The end document was extremely high quality and the experience was everything I expected. Jacqui was perfect to work with and I recommend everyone engage with Jacqui for their resume, cover letter and profile."

    Danny Mesrop
  • "Jacqueline Ty who created my resume, I cannot thank you enough. I did not think I would laugh that much and have that much fun with someone I had just met and the amazing end result made the whole experience even better. It felt like I was on the phone with a close friend. I am so amazed at the whole experience and it is definitely up there with some of the best and most personal customer service I have ever received."

    Jack Newell
  • "Working with Lena and Heather to re-do my CV and cover letter was fantastic. I feel more confident then ever before at finding a job thanks to the quality work they have done. They took the time and patience to learn about my career experience and the whole process from start to finish was seamless. Highly recommended!"

    Rhys Anthony Nicholls
  • "It has been a pleasure working with Jacqui. Jacqui is very professional and is very easy to work with. She understood exactly what I wanted and gave several great suggestions. I would highly recommend Jacqui from My CV Consultant."

    Ahalya Rao
  • "Jacqui is very patient, on our first call consultation she made me feel as if I was having a chitchat with a friend over a coffee to get to know me so well, then the result was beyond my expectations. She is very professional and knows how to present you so well. She managed to focus on my strengths in a pro way and add the right amount of clearance and formatting to make my resume far more effective. I was consulted within every single step. It was very easy to work with them and moreover easy to communicate with them with no delays in replies. I can’t recommend their work enough!"

    Moustafa Esali

Frequently Asked Questions


If you can't find the answer you're looking for, please feel free to reach out.

  • Do I need a cover letter?

    Yes. We recommend having a cover letter that matches your resume content and design. Not every application will require you to submit a cover letter; however, you should have one on hand.

  • Do you have samples I can view before I go ahead?

    Sure. Get in touch to see a sample and get an idea of what your cover letter will look like.

  • How do you address selection criteria?

    Yes. Our writers use the S.T.A.R principle to address selection criteria and craft a powerful value proposition throughout your response.

  • What makes your cover letters effective?

    We know you need to catch a recruiter's eye within 6 seconds, so our cover letters communicate and outline your value proposition quickly.

  • What are Selection Criteria (or Key Selection Criteria)?

    Selection Criteria are standards used to screen you for public sector positions at government departments, universities etc. They include your abilities and experience, knowledge, qualifications, and skills. They are embedded in behavioural questions, which require you to use previous experience to explain how you met the criteria.

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