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CV's, applications and interviews

Here we take a look at the various stages of a job application process including CV writing, application forms, interviews and selection tests.

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Writing a CV

Expert advice on how to write a successful CV.


 

CV dos and don'ts

CV writing advice: what you should - and shouldn’t  - put on your CV.


 

CV formats

Information about the main formats of a CV - the chronological, functional, targeted and performance formats, as well as advice on how students and new graduates should format their CV.


 

Application form top tips

Expert advice on how to sell your skills on a job application form.


 

Covering letter advice

When you apply for a job, you should always include a covering letter with your application. A covering letter provides you with an opportunity to promote yourself to an employer and present your application in context.


 

Interview preparation advice

Expert advice on how to prepare for a job interview.


 

Introduction to selection tests

Information and advice on tests used during the job recruitment and selection process.


 

Psychometric tests simplified

Demystify psychometrics and reveal what these assessments actually involve and are being used to achieve.


 

Video interviews - top tips

Information on video interviews: what to expect and how to prepare.


 

Ten top tips for succeeding in interviews

These top ten job interview tips will help you improve your chances of successfully securing a new role.


 

Ten must-have skills that'll get you hired

Executive recruiter David G. Jensen lists the top ten skills recruiters look out for.