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Learn how to write a cover letter, build an online profile and how to write a CV that enhances your job or course application.

Get expert CV tips and write applications that make the right impression.

Writing a CV or application is challenging, as it’s hard to know exactly what will make you stand out and get you the job you deserve.

On this course, you’ll learn from experts at the University of Sheffield’s career service as they share their advice on writing exceptional applications, CVs (or résumés), cover letters and personal statements.

You’ll learn everything from promoting yourself through writing and analysing job ads to researching an organisation and using the STAR technique.

You’ll also hear from employers and admissions tutors to find out what they really look for in a candidate.

Course Content

What topics will you cover?
 

Understanding your skills
 

  • Analysing job adverts and course descriptions
  • Researching the organisation
  • Promoting yourself through positive writing
  • Mastering applicant tracking systems
  • Creating a personal brand
  • Dealing with gaps in your application

CVs and covering letters
 

  • Making a positive impression
  • Creating an effective CV
  • Developing a professional online profile
  • Selling yourself in your covering letter
  • Exploring sample CVs and covering letters

Application forms and personal statements
 

  • How to approach application forms
  • Structuring your responses with the STAR technique
  • Responding to competency-based, strength-based, motivational and situational judgement questions
  • How to write a brilliant personal statement
Important Information

What will you achieve?
 

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Improve your chances of success in getting a job or securing a place on a university course
  • Apply best practice techniques when applying for jobs, apprenticeships, placements and university courses, from preparing to apply, to writing CVs and completing application forms
  • Identify what recruiters are looking for by analysing job adverts and researching employers and institutions, to find out how to adapt your offer to suit their requirements
  • Develop a better understanding of your strengths and skills to tackle applying for your dream job or course with confidence
  • Improve the way you promote yourself effectively through positive writing and a strong personal brand, creating an identity that looks impressive to a recruiter, whether that's an employer or admissions tutor.
Details
Duration
3 weeks
Assesment Type
N/A
Awarding Body
N/A
Cost

Price of Course
£0
Deposit Required
No
Finance option
No

Learn how to write a cover letter, build an online profile and how to write a CV that enhances your job or course application.





Get expert CV tips and write applications that make the right impression.





Writing a CV or application is challenging, as it’s hard to know exactly what will make you stand out and get you the job you deserve.





On this course, you’ll learn from experts at the University of Sheffield’s career service as they share their advice on writing exceptional applications, CVs (or résumés), cover letters and personal statements.





You’ll learn everything from promoting yourself through writing and analysing job ads to researching an organisation and using the STAR technique.





You’ll also hear from employers and admissions tutors to find out what they really look for in a candidate.




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