CVs, applications and interviews

Learn how to showcase your skills from application to interview, including selection tests and assessment centres.

CVs, cover letters and applications 


Use our CV guide, sample CVs, and support for various CV types to create a tailored CV that effectively showcases your skills, experiences and qualifications.

Cover letters

Explore our cover letter resources for advice on how to write a cover letter, including tips on content and formatting, plus sample letters for inspiration.


Learn about typical sections in application forms and master the STAR model to effectively showcase your skills with supporting evidence in your applications.

Interviews, tests and assessment centres


Find out about different types of interviews and how to prepare for them, along with tools to help you practice common interview questions.

Selection tests

Explore popular selection tests used by employers and try practising online.

Assessment centres

Use our resources to find out what to expect at an assessment centre and discover top tips on how to prepare and perform at your best on the day.

Training sessions

Book a place on one of our training sessions:

Further support

Once you have utilised the resources mentioned above, you can book an appointment for further assistance with applications if needed (subject to availability).

If you have an interview with an employer coming up, get in touch to book a practice interview session with a careers adviser (subject to availability). 

Picture of printed CV next to keyboard with pencil and glasses. Blog: Top tips for writing your CV

Find out how to write a winning CV on the Careers Service blog. 

Track your skills

Taking time to reflect on your skills, and tracking them in a purposeful way, will help you to develop them and communicate them effectively to others. 

Visit My Skills to get started 

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