CVs, Applications & Interviews

Placement, part-time job or the first step towards your future career – no matter which stage you're at, you’ll need the right tools to make a strong first impression. We’ve got all the information and support you need to create a tailored approach. 

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A great CV is more than just a list of your education. It’s a story – your story. How you have developed, and what you contributed in university or your experiences so far. We’ll show you how to tell it. 

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Covering Letters

Every application or CV you send is likely to need a personalised covering letter. It’s the first thing an employer will see, so you need to get it right.

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It’s not just an online CV. Include links and videos, add colour and detail to your summary and move away from the traditional format. This is your story brought to life. 

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Have you been asked for a written application? This is your chance to make an impact and demonstrate what you’ve achieved. It’s a sales pitch all about you – we’ll help you stand out.

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Congratulations, you’ve got an interview. Your future employer already knows your background from your CV – now you have the chance to show them who you are and how you will add to their business.

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Psychometric Testing and Assessment Centres

Increasing numbers of employers use psychometric testing or assessment centres as part of the interview process. Get some practise in beforehand, and you’ll know what to expect and how to prepare.

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Games-based assessments are being increasingly used by employers to assess candidates for competencies and personality traits. Learn how to best prepare yourself for them with our top tips.

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Competency Based Questions

You may come across competency based questions in written applications or during interviews. Take a look at our advice on preparing for these in advance.

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