Correction of French cover letters


Because you only get one chance to make a good first impression! Avoid the clichéd cover letter and give yourself the best chance of success, by calling on professional writers with an HR vision.


Why entrust us with the correction of your cover letter?

Spelling, an employability criterion

Did you know?
Today, the education and training sectors, as well as companies, are strongly encouraging their students and candidates to have their skills certified. level of mastery of the French language.
For an employee, a lack of proficiency in written or oral expression can seriously hinder career development.
For companies, the stakes are enormous in terms of image, both internally and in relation to their customers.
If Le Robert or Voltaire certification is not for you, make sure you don't give in to criticism of your French.

The flawless cover letter, the "pass" to a job interview

The cover letter is the essential complement to the curriculum vitae, especially in the case of an unsolicited application. It's the letter that gives a recruiter a first glimpse of the candidate behind the résumé. This is all the more true given the trend in recent years towards the one-page Design CV, which is more concise than a traditional CV. The short format isn't just for Twitter! Fortunately, a personalized cover letter is a much better way of expressing your desire to join a potential employer.

Zero spelling mistakes, the ABCs of written expression

The first impression made by your CV should not be spoiled by a badly-written cover letter riddled with typos. Even if your recruiter isn't a "spelling sniper" or even a pupil of Bernard Pivot, sometimes a single wrong character is enough to throw the reader off your prose. At the second or third mistake, recruitment could turn into an error hunt, or worse, a game of basketball with a crumpled CV 🙁
If you had passed the first stages of the recruitment process without a hitch, the lack of consideration and basic correctness that emanates from your application would be perceived as unforgivable levity. You'll go from "Yes, maybe" to "Yes, but" or "No".
Indeed, holding a Master's degree and making spelling mistakes on elementary rules learned in CE2 is no longer an option, as revealed by the IPSOS study on employer expectations published in October 2021. The survey also ironizes the need to master English when one's mother tongue is not even French!

Need a express cover letter proofreading ?

If you're aware that, whatever your level of spelling, it's possible to make a fatal mistake, then you've understood the importance of proofreading. No one is infallible. Spouses, friends and even colleagues can help. They certainly don't offer the guarantee of a professional proofreading service. Having your cover letter proofread by CVsansfaute, for example, can be an excellent investment!

Maintain your e-reputation and credibility

At the very least, make sure your LinkedIn profile matches that of the cover letter writer. "Google yourself to see how you appear publicly. The discrepancy between the image conveyed by one and the other could be fatal. Be irreproachable on both media! Know how to attract attention without drawing attention to yourself.

What is cover letter proofreading?

Our proofreaders will of course do the hunting:

  • spelling and grammatical errors

  • syntax errors

  • typos and other typographical problems

  • stylistic clumsiness and incorrect expressions

  • to solecisms and excessive jargon

They will also adjust if necessary:

  • the language register used

  • lexicon used in line with the ad text

  • simple turns of phrase

  • readability of the text

  • clarity of speech

Checklist for a good cover letter

The best cover letter should have all or some of the following characteristics:

  • presentation must be impeccable, sober, airy and legible

  • keep the letter short and to the point

  • your sales pitch must be tailored to the ad or position you are applying for

  • the cover letter must complement your CV

  • the letter shows your suitability for the company's needs

  • the text shows what you can bring to the company

  • demonstrate your ability to grasp the challenges of the job

  • we need to see your ability to project yourself into the desired position

  • concrete, quantified and coherent examples are needed

  • The text of the letter must reveal your interest in and knowledge of the company, its competitors and its environment.

  • you must demonstrate that you are consistent with your career plan

  • the letter must end with a request for an interview

The ultimate goal: to stand out from the crowd and get an interview
Writing a letter that ticks all these boxes will help you stand out from the crowd and convince recruiters to meet you.

Value-added proofreading and correction!

At CVsansfaute, we leave no stone unturned:

  • sales and marketing

  • engineering and IT professions

  • research and industry

  • digital world and digital service companies (DSCs)

  • publishing professions

  • digital leisure professions

  • the world of communications and social networks

On formatting

The style of your letter should be simple and elegant, unless you are a particularly creative designer:

  • Use a sober font like Helvetica

  • There must be a limited number of fonts

  • The layout must be harmonious

  • Separate paragraphs

  • There can't be too many icons


Your personality and achievements are your strengths. Except for a first job, they must be reflected in a coherent career path.
We check that your application is suitable for your LinkedIn profile.

How does the correction work?

Upload your cover letter using the word processing software of your choice ( preferably Microsoft Office, extension .doc or docx).

  • We retrieve it and correct it, usually in a Word file. In return, we send you a pdf file and a file in MS-Word format that you can edit at a later date.)

  • On request, we can provide you with a file showing the revision marks.

If you use an online graphics platform like Canva to stand out from the crowd, you'll need to allow us access without registration.

Who are the error-free CV editors? relies on experts:

  • Human Resources profiles with skills acquired in the workplace

  • freelancers, public or professional writers, graphic designers or DTP operators with proven technical skills

Our customer profile

Whether you're a young person looking for a student job or your first job, a recent graduate in search of your dream job, or a seasoned professional recently registered with Pôle Emploi, sooner or later we're all confronted with the job market. Sending a letter without having it proofread is the typical mistake made by those just starting out in the job market!

Motivation for faultless CVs

Our success is our customers' satisfaction!
CVsansfaute isn't just a website. Behind the window, there are humans providing personalized advice as part of a "premium" service, not a keyword generator or a chatbot!

That's why you can always reach us:

  • by e-mail (contact @

  • on our website chat

  • or by phone / WhatsApp (+ 33 7 81 51 20 20)

Tips for writing a cover letter

  • Read and reread the job offer you are applying for.

  • cover letter and CV must mention the position offered in the same way as in the advertisement

  • Don't forget to highlight your professional experience and qualifications in relation to the position to be filled.

  • take care with your greetings, if possible according to the recipient's needs
    before attaching a cover letter, convert it to PDF format

  • If your letter of application takes the form of a cover letter, avoid attachments such as portfolios, to avoid the risk of the e-mail becoming "spam".

What we don't do:

  • sell sample cover letters, as free templates are just a few clicks away on the Internet

  • selling personal information: we don't agree with that

  • present you with sample cover letters, as these are rarely relevant

  • attracting customers with downloadable content: free templates are far from being the best.

What we can do too: