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Getting a Job

Get help to write CVs, application forms and personal statements. Know how to prepare for interviews, find jobs, approach employers and more...

Prepare for a job

Build a CV

Make your CV the best it can be. Find out what to include in your CV, view example CVs, and download our Guide to CV writing.    

Write applications

Write an application that gets you an interview. Get help on how to answer specific questions, and view examples.

Covering Letters and emails

Make a good first impression in your covering letter or email with our help.    

Interview techniques

Get help to prepare and practise interview questions, and find out what to expect in an interview.    

Personal Statements

Get help and ideas to complete your personal statement. The personal statement can be one of the most important parts of your application.

Assessment preparation

Find out what is involved in assessment and selection tests for jobs including where to source practice tests. Prepare well to perform well.


How to find jobs

Job Websites

Use our list of popular job websites to help your job search.

Finding jobs online

Discover 10 great ways to find a company to work for.

Using social media to job search

Find out how to use social media to look for a job, and make your social media presence professional.

Ask your contacts

Build up your contacts and get networking  to tap in to job vacancies that aren't advertised.

Recruitment agency work

Find out what recruitment agencies do, where to find them, and and why it is worth registering.

Getting into self-employment

Pros and cons of self employment and where to get further support with setting up a business.

Jobs Growth Wales

Jobs Growth Wales is a six months opportunity in a paid job.


Get more help

Decide what job is right for you

Use our tools, quizzes and information to help you decide what job is right for you.

How to get experience

Employers value experience. Find out how to get it including through work experience, volunteering and internships.

Pay, rights and working hours

The things you need to know about pay, rights and working hours for jobs.

Skills to Succeed Academy

An interactive, online employability training tool to help you build  confidence and skills to make the right career choices. This link goes to an external website.


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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a great way to gain qualifications while you work and earn a wage. Find out more about apprenticeships, search vacancies and more.

Vacancies Search

Looking for an Apprenticeship or Jobs Growth Wales vacancy?