When applying for a job you are competing against a lot of other people. It is important that your application makes an impression and stands out from the others. A properly presented and prepared cover letter and correctly filled in application form will help you.
CVs and application forms
A CV (curriculum vitae) is a short list of facts about you and your work history, skills and experience. A good CV is essential when looking for work and it is worth spending time getting it right so it sells you to an employer.
The Department for Work and Pensions has produced two CV templates it recommends. Below is the one for construction workers.
The Department for Work and Pensions has produced two CV templates. The one below is recommended for care workers.
The Department for Work and Pensions has produced a factsheet to help you write that CV. Take a look to get your CV on track.
Need to write a CV? This video will give you some pointers.
A cover letter is just as important as your CV as it gives you a chance to pick out the main highlights and relate them to the employer’s needs.
This CV template offers the opportunity for you to direct employers quickly to the areas of your CV where your most relevant skills are.
This CV template allows you more space to show off the achievements you have had and the key projects you have undertaken throughout your career.
This CV template allows you space to show off all your skills and experience in a progressive and easy to read format.