CV & Interview Tips

  • A cover letter is a document that accompanies your CV when applying for jobs. It serves as a personal introduction and supports your application.
  • Competency-based interview questions focus on the skills and experience you have developed. Many people find competency questions confusing and difficult to answer. In the following article, I have cherry-picked some guidance to help you successfully prepare for your next interview and land your ...
  • Many people confuse the personal statement with the cover letter. The personal statement or profile (in other words) is part of your CV and summarises your key skills and experience.
  • Have you ever struggled writing a CV? Have you spent hours trying to review your CV and felt confused? The following article will help you to create a successful CV and save you time in the process.
  • Just like spring cleaning your home highlights how much junk you’ve accumulated, so does spring cleaning your CV.
  • It’s tempting to think that the concept of a teacher shortage in the UK makes it easy to walk in to a teaching job, with little thought to your application.
  • Are you looking for a teaching assistant role? The most crucial step to landing your next job is perfecting your CV.
  • If your further education CV is not quite hitting the mark, then follow these five pro tips that help give your academic CV the boost that it deserves, and secure those job interviews.
  • We’ve all heard the phrase ‘It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it’. This is especially true when it comes to writing your CV. You need to sell yourself on paper before you can get through the door for an interview.
  • Deciding on questions to ask the interviewer can be one of the most stressful parts of the interview process.
  • Your covering letter is an important document - a key part of your application to a prospective employer. It is surprising that jobseekers often pay scant attention to it
  • Congratulations – you’ve secured an interview. As with any teaching opportunity, it will take some work to prepare, execute and succeed at interview in Further Education (FE).
  • Your first task is to work out what you need to include in your CV. A CV is a record of your qualifications (education and on-the-job training), work experience and skills.
  • Further Education (FE) providers are broad in range, and have different approaches to recruitment. In this article we’ve concentrated on the processes in FE colleges.