How to Prepare

There are a few important things you should do BEFORE you start applying for jobs, which will ensure you make the best impression from the outset. Follow these tips on how to prepare.

Know how to make the best impression

See our simple tips that apply to every stage of the process: cover letters, CV, job or speculative applications, interviews and assessment centres. (Additional guidance specific to each stage can be found in the relevant sections).
See Make The Best Impression


Prepare your CV

… so you’re ready for any opportunity that comes your way. Then tailor your CV to each job application.
See Your CV


Ensure you have a favourable online profile

Recruiters might seek you out, before you even start looking for jobs, so be prepared! Let them discover a positive social media presence, which encourages them to find out more about you.
See Social Media – Make it Work for You


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