Career Development Toolkit

Are you progressing your career? Thinking of moving into a different role? 

The Career Development Toolkit will help you reflect on your skills and expertise. It will provide practical advice to guide you through the job market, and help you to take control of your career.

If your role is affected by Organisation Change, you may also wish to review the Redeployment support pages.

Taking Stock and Setting Goals 

Taking stock of your current situation, and exploring the options available to you. 

Preparing an Effective Curriculum Vitae (CV)

The section provides advice on the best formats to use for different purposes, as well as giving guidance on what to include. There are also a range of samples and templates to help you with your own CV writing.

Preparing an Effective Covering Letter

Resources to help create an eye catching and relevant covering letter to accompany a CV or application form. A range of different samples and templates to help develop a covering letter.

Researching the Job Market and Effective Networking

This section supports you to become more aware of the modern job market, and how to be more confident in your searches. This section also provides guidance on how to use the Internet, networking and social media as job-hunting tools.

Completing an Application Form

Resources to support you in completing an effective application form

Preparing for Effective Interviews

Information on what to expect at an interview. Advice on different types of interview and how to prepare effectively, and a range of interview questions and sample answers.