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To make your career search as effective as possible, it’s worth starting with a plan of action. Once you know what types of opportunities you’re looking for and what skills and experience you want to develop, then you can really hit the ground running.
Whether you are a current student or an alumni of Buckinghamshire New University, we can help you work build your employability skills, find and get that job!
The most successful job applications are the ones that are targeted exactly to the position you’re applying for. By tweaking your application each time, you can show that you really understand the role and the organisation you’re hoping to join.
Your CV is your shop window. It shows potential employers all your strengths and skills, and should give them lots of reasons why they might want to employ you.
Whether you need a covering letter with your CV depends on the type of role you’re applying for. And if you do need one, it’s worth taking time over. It could help you stand out from the competition and show a potential employer that you understand the role and their company.
Application forms are a handy way for employers and recruiters to ask all candidates the same questions and see how they respond. Here’s a video on how to complete application forms that you should find useful.
Find out how to prepare for interviews to make sure you give it your best shot on the day. Our careers and employability service can give you lots of advice and suggestions to help you when you’re face to face with your potential employer. From making a good impression, to body language, and following up after the interview, we’ll help you through the whole interview process – to increase your chances of landing that dream job.