How to write a CV personal statement

How to write a CV personal statement

A personal statement is a brief, eye catching statement that explains your reasons for applying while highlighting your key skills. It should be the very first item at the top of your CV and should show that you know about the job you are applying for and why you...
Find an Apprenticeship ~ How to search and apply online

Find an Apprenticeship ~ How to search and apply online

This little guide will help you to make best use of the official Find an Apprenticeship service. There are two different ways to search.  You can put a keyword in or you can browse. It may not be obvious but if you leave the optional keyword box empty then you will...
Becoming a Lawyer ~ advice from an expert

Becoming a Lawyer ~ advice from an expert

Until 2012 Ian McIntosh was a partner in a large law firm advising business clients on corporate deals, mergers and acquisitions etc.  He is now a career coach for aspiring lawyers. Q. “What is black and brown and looks good on a lawyer?” A. “a Doberman” Few careers...
Changes to A Level ~ UCAS Survey Findings

Changes to A Level ~ UCAS Survey Findings

Big changes to A levels are on the way. This will mean that A levels in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be different in terms of their structure and assessment methods. In England, the A level will become a two-year ‘linear’ qualification with the AS...