Your application form or CV and cover letter is the employer's chance to see how suitable you are for a job. It also gives them their first impression of you, shows them how professional you are and how well you follow instructions, so it needs to stand out for you to be in with a chance of being offered an interview.
This section offers advice and guidance on how to write a CV and cover letter and complete a job application form. Click on the boxes below to find out more:
Writing a Personal Profile
Advice on how to write a good personal profile and examples for different sectors.
Example CV and Guidance
Tips, guidance and some examples of CV formats you could use to get started.
Cover Letter Guidance
A cover letter is an important part of applying for a job. It is good to understand their purpose and what is needed to create one.