Know your skills

One of the most crucial aspects of looking for work or planning a career is learning how to identify your skills and understand your strengths and weaknesses. With this knowledge, you can start to effectively promote yourself to employers.

Focusing on your skills - In an interview, and even before you reach interview stage, employers will be looking at your CV and assessing how your skills and characteristics will fit in with their general working environment – checking to see how employable you are. To be employable it is essential to keep learning and developing in order to keep pace with the rate of change experienced in the labour market.

Marketing yourself effectively - This section of the website has advice and tips on marketing yourself effectively including how to match your skills to the job requirements, selling yourself at interviews, and writing successful CVs and personal statements for job applications.