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Get a job - all the advice you need to find vacancies and apply for them...

There’s advice here for every stage of your job hunt, from working on your interview technique to learning how to network. These pages can help if you are searching for your first job, looking to get back into work, or trying to change career direction.

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Finding job vacancies

Find out about the different ways to find vacancies – from websites to word of mouth.

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Writing CVs and covering letters

Tools and guides to help you to show an employer that you’re the right person for the job.

CVs and covering letters

Filling in application forms

General hints and tips plus advice on those tricky sections such as the personal statement.

Application forms

Going for job interviews

Guides that can help you prepare the best answers and come across well on the big day.

Preparing for interviews

Starting a new job

Find out what you should expect on those first days, and how you can prepare.

Starting a new job

Getting work experience

Learn about how work experience can boost your chances of landing that job, and how to find work experience opportunities.

Work experience

Working in the UK

If you're a non-British citizen, find out about issues like work visas and getting your qualifications recognised.

Working in the UK


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