Applying for jobs
There are all sorts of jobs out there and different ways of applying for them.
When you start on your job search you will find that employers have different ways of asking people to apply for jobs. This is a brief introduction to what is typically involved, and ways to find out more about each method.
Telephoning about a job
Normally this is for you to speak to someone about getting further information or an application form, but sometimes employers like to interview people by phone. Read more about how you can prepare.
Covering letters are what you send in with a CV (Curriculum Vitae) when applying for a job and are a chance to impress employers with your attitude and commitment. There are also other letters that are an important part of applying for jobs. Find out more about letters
The best CV (Curriculum Vitae)
This is one of the most common ways of applying for vacancies. It can be helpful to think of your CV as an advert – for you! Normally one or two pages, you CV will highlight your education and qualifications, experience and other relevant talents. Find out more about CVs
How to fill in application forms
If an employer or company wants people to apply using an application form they will usually have their own style of presenting it. However, applications are all pretty much the same in what they ask for. More about applications