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Applying for Work: Careers information, advice and support

In this section you will find information and advice on applying for a job in the automotive sector and beyond, with guides for tailoring CVs, writing covering letters and completing application forms.


Application forms

 

It is essential to tailor your application, CV, covering letter and personal statement to the specific vacancy you are applying for. Find out how.

Personal statements

 

The personal statement or additional information section is usually found at the end of an application and is a chance for you to show the employer why you should be hired above the other applicants. See what to include in yours.

Cover Letter

 

The cover letter is just as important as your CV or application form as it is an opportunity to highlight your ability to do the job you are applying for. See how to write a successful covering letter.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

How you write your CV and covering letter is up to you but there are some basic rules to follow if you want to create the best impression. See our recommended formats.

Wordle

 

Wordle sees which words are most commonly used within the text and makes a pictorial version of the document.