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We have collated the best free online resources to get valuable training in CV Support.  Please follow the links below to start your learning. 

Edit Your CV

Learn how to improve your CV and make it even more appealing to employers. In this lesson you’ll update information, learn about action words and how to use them effectively, as well as adding specific examples to your resume.

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How to Succeed at: Writing Applications
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. Free to register. Fee to certificate.

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Preparing your CV and cover letter

This course will give you all the résumé writing skills you need, from how to quantify your achievements to how to research for a job application. This free online job search skills course will teach you how to you ace your resume and cover letter, two of the essential aspects to landing your perfect job. In this course you will learn how to cultivate the ability to plan, design, and write the perfect resume and cover letter.

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How to write a CV 

Employers see hundreds of CVs on a day-to-day basis, so making yours stand out for the right reasons is vital. They might only have the chance to scan it for a few seconds, so it’s important to grab their attention right away. Knowing what’s relevant, what to disregard and exactly how to write a CV can be tricky. But with our free CV builder, making your own is easy. Our online tool can even connect to your Facebook and Twitter accounts to supercharge your CV with the skills and interests that make you unique.

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CV Tips

You might have written a CV when you applied for previous jobs or internships or you may never have written a CV before. Either way, the Curriculum Vitae (CV) is your first opportunity to tell potential employers why you’re the right person for the job, so it’s worth spending the time and energy to make it as good as possible for every job application. Check out our top tips above for making sure yours is ready to be seen by potential employers and is helping you to stand out from the crowd. We’ve reviewed an example CV to help bring our top tips to life.

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Land Your Next Job

With the right tools and skills, anyone can achieve their dream job. Start our free course and learn how to create a great CV and covering letter, develop your online presence, nail the interview, and stay on track to landing your next job.

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CV Templates

To make your job search that little bit easier, we’ve worked with StandOut CV to produce a range of CV templates for you. Our CV templates cater for all walks of life and all stages of your career. Whether you’re just starting out on the career ladder or you’re a few rungs along, our CV templates are there to help you secure your next job.

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