CVs, Applications & Interviews

CVs, Applications & Cover Letters CVs, Applications & Cover Letters Make a positive first impression with potential employers, and enable you to promote yourself effectively in CVs and applications for jobs and work experience.

Interviews Interviews will give you an insight into the selection process and provide you with practical help on how to prepare for interviews and more.

Assessment Centres Assessment Centres Graduate recruiters are increasingly using assessment centres as a key part of their selection process. They typically last between one and two days and can include: formal interviews, group work activities, presentations, paper-based or in-tray exercises, and may include psychometric tests.

Psychometric Tests Psychometric Tests Employers, particularly large graduate recruiters, often use psychometric tests as a selection tool in the recruitment process. Psychometric tests can be incorporated into online applications or could be part of the selection activities in an Assessment Centre.

Careers Guides Your Guides to…
Download our Careers guides from this page. Including CVs, applications & interviews and more.

Social Media & Job Search Social Media & Job Search can be used to target and understand the culture of organisations, apply for jobs and network with individuals.

Build your LinkedIn profile Build your LinkedIn profile to connect with employers, businesses, employees and stay in touch and network with each other.

Employer Videos Employer Videos – Browse hundreds of films from experienced hiring managers and career coaches, demystifying career challenges and providing you with practical tips based on the reality of the workplace.

Videos Videos – A selection of videos to help you with job searching. These cover graduate job interviews, assessment centres, applications and more.

Help for International Students Help for International Students Get guidance on a range of online resources which will help with job search (UK and working abroad), National Insurance and more.

Equality in Employment

The Careers and Employability Service are committed to the practice of Equality and Diversity in all aspects of its work. We are aware that students and graduates may face many barriers in the job market and we strive to not only address this but to help overcome it with positive action. Please see our Equality in Employment page.