Making a successful application for a job or placement
opportunity requires careful preparation and
a range of skills; it can be a long and tough
process! This advice and information will help you with each
stage of the process.
Your CV or application form, along with your covering
letter, whether paper-based or online, will usually be the
first impression you create with an employer. Make sure it's
a good one!
Face to face selection processes can take several forms.
Your interview might include assessment centre activities or psychometric tests or require you to give a
Many jobs and placement opportunities are never
advertised, so it is important to consider how you can tap into
this hidden jobs market through speculative
applications and networking.
Before you put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard!) and
throughout the whole application process you need to keep in mind
exactly what employers want, so that
you can target your application effectively.
We offer a range of careers workshops and short courses together
with our new Wolverhampton Employability Award, which cover all of
the topics above in detail. Find out
more about our intensive courses and awards which aim to boost
your job seeking skills and confidence. Also visit our
jobs and events database to find out about shorter workshops
and to book.
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