CV and Covering Letters
CV's and what to put in them: www.nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/get-a-job/cv-sections
There are two CV's below in the useful documents. One is an example 'Jake Starkie' drawn up using the template. The school leavers CV template is what you should use to out your CV together.
You can use any design features to make your CV stand out.
You will need a CV for the following -
- applying for college
- apply for apprenticeships
- apply for part-time work
- apply for voluntary work
Every school leaver should have a CV. If you require assistance make an appointment with the Careers Adviser.
Covering letters: www.nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/get-a-job/covering-letter
Preparation for interviews
Your interview may include aptitude tests or psychometric tests - in order to prepare you for these try out some examples. You will need to do these for the Armed Forces, Engineering and Technology roles but most employers will ask you at one stage or another.
www.practicereasoningtests.com/practice-aptitude-tests - a page with all our free practice tests.
www.practicereasoningtests.com/psychometric-tests - a complete guide in dealing with psychometric tests during interview processes for internships and first full-time jobs