This section contains links to information and tips to help find a job:
Curriculum Vitae (CV’s)
A CV is a vital part of any job search and a great way to put all of your skills, experience, and qualifications in one place. A well written CV could be the difference between getting an interview and not being considered for the role.
|Guide to CV writing||Careers Wales|
|Download the Careers Wales guide to CV writing (PDF)||Careers Wales|
|CV Advice||Careers Wales|
|What is a CV?||Workways+|
|CV templates to download||Totaljobs|
|Comprehensive CV guide||University of South Wales|
|Writing a CV||Cardiff University|
A well written cover letter is the perfect way to set yourself apart and help sell your job application and convince the employer you’re the right person for the role.
|Example Covering Letter||Workways+|
|How to write a cover letter||Reed|
|Cover letter examples||Total Jobs|
|Cover Letters||University of South Wales|
|Writing a cover letter||Cardiff University|
Application forms and Personal Statements
An application for employment, job application, or application form is the official form that employers ask all applicants for a position to fill out. The job application traditionally was filled out offline in a pen / paper format, but today they are more commonly filled out online.
|Completing job applications||Carers Wales|
|Completing an application form||Workways+|
|Writing personal statements||Carers Wales|
|Online job applications||Workways+|
|Application Forms||University of South Wales|
A job interview is a meeting in which an employer asks questions to see whether you would be the right person to do that job, it is also your chance to find out more about the opportunity and to decide if it’s for you.
|Interview advice||Carers Wales|
|Job interview tips||Reed|
|Difficult interview questions||Total Jobs|
|Interview Trainer||Carers Wales|
Real Life Interview Questions
GlassDoor.co.uk – The Glassdoor Interview Questions and Reviews section has a goldmine of information for job seekers. You can find out what candidates for the positions you are interviewing for were asked and get insight on how tough the interview was.
JobApplications.co.uk – Got an interview coming up? Learn more about what to expect at the interview. Read about questions asked, how to dress, and get other useful tips and advice.
theJobCrowd.com – Interview and Applications tips for success. Written from Graduates, Apprentices and employers.