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Plan to succeed
Even the most spontaneous people need to plan ahead.
What are my skills?
What skills do you put on your CV if you’ve never had a job before?
Job adverts explained
Confused by a job advert, or not sure exactly what employers are asking for?
Jobhunting with social networking
Social networking websites are useful for more than just getting in touch with your mates: they could also get you a job.
CV writing skills
Writing your first CV can be a scary business, but here are some top tips to increase your chances of getting that interview!
90% of CVs are full of blunders
9 out of 10 candidates miss out on an interview because of minor errors on their CV.
How to write a cover letter
A strong cover letter is also essential to your job application.
How to fill in a job application form
If you’re answering a job advert you might have to fill in a job application form. Find out how to give yourself the best chance of making it through to an interview – and not making any mistakes.
How to write a business email
You’re probably used to writing to your friends online so it can be difficult writing to someone in a business context.
How to build a network
They say it’s not what you know but who you know. So, what if you don’t know anyone?
Job interview tips and tricks
The best way to ace an interview is to be prepared. Get inside knowledge on what to expect and what you can do to make a great impression.
Common job interview questions
Give yourself a head start in your next job interview by reading our guide to five common interview questions – and how to answer them.
Landing that dream job
Recruiters are keen to know not only that you CAN do what they need but WHO you are and HOW you tend to approach things.
Going extra curricular
It's never too early to start working on those employability skills. Find out how to boost your career prospects before you've even had a job.
Going extra curricular: continued
Your hobbies say a lot about you and your skills.
Get some extra office skills
Whether you’re applying for a summer temp role or a full-time job in an office, employers will often be looking for some practical office skills.
CRB checks explained
If you want to work with children or vulnerable adults, you’ll need a CRB check. What is it for, and how do you get one?
Getting a job when you have a criminal record
Have you had a run-in with the law? Worried that your criminal record will affect your future?
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Interview tests explained
It might not just be people but also computers asking the questions at interviews.
Job websites for students
Whether you’re looking for the first step towards your future career or just a part-time job to pay the bills, there are a number of websites for students...
Group interviews explained
Competition in interviews can be tough – especially if the other candidates are in the same room. Read our guide to find out what to expect from – and how to survive – group interviews.
Five CV Questions Answered
We answer five common questions people ask when putting together a CV.
Where can I find a job?
Need a job but don’t know where to look? Read our guide to make sure you’re searching in the right places.
Getting the most out of university careers services
Don't miss out on the opportunities your university careers service can offer.