We’ve all been there. You’ve finished uni, spent that month in Malaysia, and now you’re back at your parents’ house; bored, broke, and desperately seeking employment. For the first couple of days it’s great. Cups of tea float up to your room like clockwork, you can have as many hot baths as you like, and … More Guest blog: How to improve your CV whilst looking for your first job
When screening applications at QTemps, we see a whole range of experience on CVs. Sometimes people have already done exactly the sort of job they are applying for, and other times people struggle with tailoring the experience they have. At first sight you may not be sure whether it is relevant and how to write … More QTemps: How to sell work experience on your CV
As an engineering student, you are probably aware by now, that putting together a CV can be quite daunting, due to all the little details that you must or (quite often) must not include. There is no such a thing as the “perfect CV” which makes it even harder for a beginner to get started … More 3 ways to give your graduate engineering CV the edge
I recently went to the BAFTA Creative Careers Showcase and heard lots of positive news about the booming creative industries sector in the UK. For those who don’t know, the term ‘creative industries’ relates to the TV, film, gaming and advertising sectors. It also includes the much smaller areas of publishing and museums and heritage. … More How to send an effective speculative email in Film and TV
For most roles, an application that stands out is one which is extremely easy to read and clearly demonstrates the candidate’s skills for the role. Here are 5 quick tips to get you started… 1) Correct spelling and grammar: Spelling mistakes or grammatical errors in an application can give the impression that you lack attention … More 5 ways to make your job application stand out
Writing a CV can be daunting, whether it is your first or fiftieth CV to be written. There’s often more information on the web than you can sort through, and it’s difficult to know which the best advice is to follow. Below are some of the most common (and easily made) mistakes that I’ve seen … More Top tips for writing a CV!
A good personal statement can make the difference between getting a place on a masters course and being rejected, so it’s worth putting time and effort in to writing it. Here are some tips to help you master your masters application. Structure Give your statement a structure with an introduction, a main body and a … More Perfecting your Personal Statement for a Masters Course