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Prepare to apply

If you're at the stage of applying for any type of job, work experience opportunity, academic course, PhD / research programme, funding opportunity or anything else, we provide a range of resources and services to support you through the entire recruitment process as detailed in the different sections below.
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Writing CVs and applications

For any type of application, (CV, cover letter, application form, personal statement, research proposal etc.), find out more on how to effectively structure your application based on a particular recruiter's requirements.

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Skills Hub

Find useful information which will help you to develop the skills, strengths and qualities that employers are looking for.

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Interview skills

If you have been invited to any type of interview, whether a one-to-one meeting, panel, phone, video or Skype interview, we can help you better understand the process and get yourself prepared.

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Psychometric and aptitude tests

We provide information on a range of selection aptitude tests (numerical, verbal, logical reasoning, situational judgement, e-tray) and access to practice questions plus additional support where needed.

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Assessment centres

If you're likely to need to attend an assessment centre for the type of roles you're applying for, we can help you understand more about them and develop key skills that recruiters will be assessing.