UK Job Seekers Guide

Finding a job can be daunting, scary and time consuming. No matter what stage you are at in your life and career, ease the pressure! SVC's UK Job Seekers Guide can help you to improve your search and your success.

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No matter what stage you are at in your life and career, the UK Job Seekers Guide will help you to:

  • Know where to start when job hunting
  • Stand out from the crowd (with your CV on LinkedIn)
  • Write the perfect cover letter
  • Nail those ‘virtual’ job interviews
  • Gain job and career benefits of upskilling

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Of course, you are different just as much as each candidate for an interview is. This was very evident in our ‘A Candidate’s View’ case study research; what appeals to one candidate may not appeal to another.

For example, for some it may be that salary is at the top of your ‘wish list’, whereas for others it may be that they need flexible working hours or are looking for part time work. Or, it may be that progression such as promotion or personal development may be important to you. Perhaps you want to work for a company where their values include making a difference and giving back to people and the planet.

As we get to know all our business clients, we find out from them all the possibilities, including what upcoming career progression opportunities there are available, or in the future. We actively encourage them to think more about the job offer from a job seeker perspective. Your perspective.

How to stand out from the crowd…

We have always been proud to offer the best advice to our candidates on how to nail job interviews. The UK job seekers guide will also give you advice on how to stand out from your ‘competition’ online. 

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the best and most proactive ways to stand out, and here are just a few tips for you:

  • Ensure your LinkedIn profile is up to date
  • Have a professional headshot photo
  • Include an eye-catching cover image
  • Use the ‘About’ section wisely
  • Interact with your audience
  • Write articles
  • Network

UK Job Seekers Guide Top Tips for a ‘Virtual’ Job Interview.

The way that interviews are arranged has changed dramatically since the 2020 global health pandemic. It accelerated the need for technology, as face to face meetings became a problematic and many employers started working from home. It is easy to slip into a more ‘relaxed’ way of thinking when not in an office environment, so how should you approach your virtual job interviews? Just because you may be at home, you still need to 'look the part'. Being smartly dressed and punctual are just two of our top tips for job interviews in the ‘new world of work’.

Get Our Top 10 Essential Virtual Interview Tips - and Much More

For more detailed advice on how to write cover letters and also how to nail job interviews (especially ones which are ‘virtual’), download our ‘Job Seekers Guide’ now.

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