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Writing professional letters is a key part of finding a new job.Learn how to lay out a professional letter, how to persuade in a cover letter and dazzle recruiters with your impressive personal profile.
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Things you need to do before you send your cv

So you’ve found an incredible job opportunity. The job requirements match your skills perfectly. In fact, it seems that they’re talking about you. You know […]

Last modified on 30 September 2020

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UK graduate programmes

UK graduate programmes offer countless possibilities and professional benefits. Many students choose to apply for a graduate job, although they are rather competitive and spaces are limited. Learn more about grad schemes and when to apply.

Last modified on 1 October 2020

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How to sign off a cover letter

Signing off a cover letter can be problematic if you’re not sure how to address the recruiter or on what note or terms you should […]

Last modified on 30 September 2020

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How to address a cover letter or CV

It’s not unusual to wonder how to address a cover letter or CV when applying for a job in the UK. These days it’s frequent […]

Last modified on 1 October 2020

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Transferable skills

Transferable skills are a popular type of skill to mention when it comes to CV writing, job applications and recruitment. Listing your skills on a […]

Last modified on 1 October 2020

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How to start a cover letter

Should you need to write a cover letter for a job, it’s imperative that you know how to start a cover letter and set off on the right foot. This blog guides jobseekers and advises them on how to start a cover letter, as well as other cover letter writing tips and advice.

Last modified on 30 September 2020

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How to end a cover letter

Writing cover letters for job applications can be stressful and make applicants feel under pressure when it comes to presenting themselves on paper. While it’s […]

Last modified on 30 September 2020

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How far back should a CV go?

Is it necessary to list all your work experience on a CV or should you leave out certain work experience? Read up on listing CV experience and how much employment history to include on your CV.

Last modified on 1 October 2020

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Extracurricular activities to add to your CV

Your CV is more than academic background and previous jobs. It’s also an opportunity to show recruiters your skills, characteristics and strong points. Extracurricular activities […]

Last modified on 30 September 2020

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CV photo advice: to add or not to add?

Presenting yourself correctly on a CV is a key element of getting through to the next stage of the job application process. Should applicants include a professional profile photo on their CV or is it better to leave it for LinkedIn? Read more about whether or not to include a photo in your CV.

Last modified on 1 October 2020

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