CV, Interview and Cover letter

CV, Interview, Cover letter…

 A few links, where you can found a lot of informations, how to write better CV

http://www.soas.ac.uk/careers/links/file65690.pdf

http://www.soas.ac.uk/careers/links/file65691.pdf

http://www.soas.ac.uk/careers/links/file59338.pdf

http://www.soas.ac.uk/careers/links/file59339.pdf

 

Some advice for first job after completion of study:

http://targetjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/applications-and-cvs

 

Cover Letters, Personal Statements, CVs for Phds…:

http://www.careerstagged.co.uk/resources/the%20careers%20group~applications/all/popular/1

 

Interviews and assessments:

http://www.careerstagged.co.uk/resources/the%20careers%20group~interviews/all/popular/1

http://www.soas.ac.uk/careers/links/file65698.pdf

 

Book How to succeed at Inverviews:

http://www.soas.ac.uk/careers/links/file71822.pdf

 

Book How to write a CV:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/careers/students/information/jobs/cvguide

 

What is transferable skills?

  • communication – orally, in writing or electronically
  • teamwork – being a constructive team member, contributing practically to the success of the team
  • leadership – being able to motivate and encourage others, whilst taking the lead
  • initiative – ability to see opportunities and to set and achieve goals
  • problem solving – thinking things through in a logical way in order to determine key issues, often including creative thinking
  • flexibility/adaptability – ability to handle change and adapt to new situations
  • self-awareness – knowing your strengths and skills and having the confidence to put these across
  • commitment/motivation – having energy and enthusiasm in pursuing projects
  • interpersonal skills – ability to relate well to others and to establish good working relationships
  • numeracy – cash handling, competence and understanding of numerical data, statistics and graphs

http://www.prospects.ac.uk/applying_for_jobs_what_skills_do_employers_want.htm

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