CVs and Interviews

Get expert advice on crafting a CV, tips for virtual and face to face interviews, what to ask the interviewer, competency based interview questions prep plus much more.

Preparing for a second stage interview

Going to a second stage interview can feel a little bit like reliving the same day again. You might think: ‘What more does this employer want to know about me that we haven’t already covered?

5 steps to application success

The 5 Rs model can help you pull together a great application. Most importantly the actual writing of CVs, cover letters and application forms, comes in at STEP 4, meaning there are 3 steps to take before you even start on that application!

How to Write the Perfect CV?

Summer has begun and thousands of students are on the hunt for a summer job. Writing a CV from scratch can be daunting. This may even be the first you’ve ever created but don’t worry! We’re here to give you the lowdown on how you can create a successful CV.

How to Write a Speculative Cover Letter

Speculative applications can have great results, especially for those wanting to get an internship, work placement, apprenticeship or graduate job. You’ll need to be engaging, expressive and able to confidently discuss your skill to really have an effect.

Interview Questions and Tips for Apprentices

You’ve come to the decision that college or university is not for you and that you are going to enter the world of work via an apprenticeship; but you have no idea what you will be asked in a formal interview situation and how to respond.

Help with CV Writing

Writing a CV can be daunting and confusing, but we have some helpful tips to make it easier. The reason employers want to see your CV is so that they can decide if they want to interview you, and to understand what experience you have so you need to make very that very prominent.

How to Write a Letter of Resignation

You’ve decided to move on from your current occupation and now you’re left wondering how to write a letter of resignation. If this sounds familiar, you might be feeling completely overwhelmed but don’t panic. It really isn’t as scary as it sounds!

Top Tips to Excel in your Video Interview

Live video interviews need to be scheduled because the recruiters and candidates must be online at the same time. Asynchronous video interviews are not in real-time interview in that the recruiters and candidates do not have to be online at the same time.