The Job Search Toolkit aims to give you additional advice and tips on how to increase your employability, alongside your progress with Skills Summary. There are seven sections, which all contain subsections on specific advice for, or questions you may have on, these topics. They include helpful templates for download and links to explore further.

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Careers and Jobs

Get an introduction to careers and find out what sort of work you would be interested in doing and where to find advice on this.

Transversal Skills

Learn what are transversal skills (soft skills or transferrable life skills), how to develop them, and discover the link between your career and developing these skills.

How to Write a CV: Tips & Guidance

Find out how to write a CV, as well as share a CV with employers and advice for finding work abroad – our CV template helps you make the process that bit easier.

Writing a Cover Letter

Get more information on the elusive cover letter – why you need one, how to write it, what to include, and our cover letter template helps you get it done with the least amount of stress!


Learn how to prepare for both online and in-person interviews, as well as all the sorts of questions you might be asked and what to do during your interview.

References and Endorsements

Find out how to request an endorsement using Skills Summary here. We have also included extra tips on how to approach someone to ask for a reference.

So, You’ve Got the Job?!

Get answers to some burning questions you may have about starting a new job but don’t know where to find the answers to!