CV & INTERVIEW

  • How to write a personal statement
    Your ‘personal statement’ is a short summary of your key skills and experience. It goes at the top of your CV and at the start of your Timewise Jobs profile. What you write makes a massive difference to an employer shortlisting you.
  • Application forms can sometimes feel daunting – and even more so when you’re trying to decide how, when or if to mention your caring responsibilities. Here’s our advice.
  • Karen Mattison, Co-Founder, Timewise Jobs, explains why candidates should lead with skills when applying for a part-time or flexible job.
  • How to make sure your CV is successful and lands in the 'yes' pile.
  • These amusing mistakes will make sure you proofread your CV before hitting the Send button
  • Some people seem too nervous and others over confident, so how do you get your body language right during interviews?
  • Don't underestimate the importance of the 'any questions' part of an interview. It's a great opportunity to show how enthusiastic you are about the role.
  • Our cover letter tips will help you stand out from the competition and get you noticed.
  • Do you feel you are a victim of age discrimination when trying to get a job? Read our tips on how to deal with this.
  • Are you guilty of making one of these unforgiving CV mistakes? Read here to find out!
  • Yes, job interviews can be daunting, but there are some easy ways to improve your chances of success. Here are our top five interview tips.
  • Nowadays, it's fairly common for candidates to undergo individual and group assessments during the interview process. Here are our tips for success.
  • What to say and what not to say about why you want to work part-time.
  • When you're writing your CV or cover letter, stop thinking about what YOU want to say, and focus instead on what the employer wants to hear.