CV, Cover Letter, Applications & LinkedIn

Writing a targeted CV and job application is a life skill. 

Use the interactive tools and self-help guides for step-by-step instructions on how to write your CV, Cover Letter and Applications to impress employers. 

Not sure how to start? Take the CV & Application tutorial for a step-by-step guide 


A CV is a summary of your personal, education and work history to help you sell your skills to an employer. A well planned and targeted CV will considerably boost your chances of getting to the interview stage, so it’s worth spending some time and effort on it. Use the step-by-step guides and tools to help you write your CV:


Cover Letter 

A cover letter is the first opportunity you have to impress an employer and positively influence them to read your CV.

  • Use the Cover Letter Builder for a quick and easy way to create a customized cover letter. You will also find examples and gain useful tips and advice.
  • Cover Letter Tips and templates Cover letters (PDF 136KB)



Many employers require you to application forms and usually ask for similar information required in a CV. 

Refer to the guide to Application forms (PDF 69KB) to help you fill out an application form in full.

LinkedIn is a fast-growing professional network. Your LinkedIn profile can evolve as you learn new skills, achieve new accomplishments and enter new phases of your career. 

Follow these easy steps to boost your LinkedIn profile visibility and make sure you are seen by prospective employers.

Steps to Boost your LinkedIn Profile: 

Drop-in for a quick check

Drop-in for a 10 min check on your CV, Cover Letter or LinkedIn profile. Tuesday and Thursday 10 am - 12 pm at Level 1, Jane Soons Building

Need more time? Book an appointment. Keep an eye out for future workshops and seminars

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