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Help with applications

The EssexCV pack

Our Essex CV pack takes you through the CV-writing process from beginning to end, helping you showcase the full extent of your skills and experience, promote yourself to employers and get the opportunity you really want.

Selling yourself to potential employers in the best possible light can involve a fair amount of preparation and effort. You will want to get across your knowledge, skills and experience throughout the various stages of any application.

There are a lot of resources out there – CV templates, sample cover letters – but to make it easier for you, we’ve developed these packs to help get you started on building your written applications and for preparing yourself for interviews and tests:

Get advice on the application process

You might be wondering if that application you’ve written is really going to impress your future boss. You might be worried about making the right impression at that assessment centre or interview you’ve got coming up. Take action. Our helpful advisers are on hand to provide feedback and advice on all manner of job applications. Not only that, they can help you to prepare so well that you virtually shine at assessments and interviews.

Get advice. Be confident.

Book now by visiting us on square 2 (Colchester) or the Info Point at The Forum (Southend).

Video guides

How to write a cover letter from University of Essex on Vimeo.