What is a CV? A curriculum vitae (CV) is a record of your experience, skills, achievements and education, and is an important document which is a crucial part of applying for a job. It’s not simply a list of everything you have ever done, but instead a way of “selling” your skills and experiences to … More The Basics: CVs
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
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
An application form is your opportunity to market yourself to a recruiter and convince them you have the skills and experience they are looking for. In order for your application to be effective, make your answers specific to the organisation you are applying to (known as targeting). Remember to save a copy of your form, … More Ace your applications!