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Your CV – 8.8 seconds to make an impact – is yours up to the job?

(and yes, it’s 8.8 seconds, NOT minutes, according to research from National Citizen Service (NCS) – recruiters are busy people!) Whether you’re looking for that graduate job or summer work experience / internship, or preparing for applications next academic year … Continue reading

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What’s in a Cover Letter…..?

…..not the above! At the recent PPLS CV and cover letter workshop, one of the things up for discussion was the Cover Letter that goes along with your CV (unless you’re specifically asked not to include one). Cover letters often seem … Continue reading

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It’s application time – for internships, grad schemes, vocational courses, PhDs….

….check out our support on offer below – online and otherwise……and my previous posts on these subjects via the Categories section in the right-hand tabs.   Whether it’s your CV, application form or interview that you need support with – and … Continue reading

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Apply yourself to your applications…………….

It wont have escaped the attention of any final year student (or penultimate looking for internships), that it’s open season for applications at the moment. Whether it’s the online application for a graduate trainee position, a speculative CV and cover letter … Continue reading

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Dust off that CV with our new CV podcast………….

Once exams and post-exam celebrations are over, you may be needing to dust off your CV and get applying for work – whether that be vacation work or graduate jobs. In timely fashion, our new CV podcast has appeared on … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block? Get you CV off the starting block.

Faced with a blank page and a need to ‘apply by CV and cover letter’, where do you start? With so much you could tell your employer, how do you decide the priorities in your CV, the main themes in … Continue reading

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