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Supercharge your CV with volunteering experience

Think paid work is the only way to put skills and experience on your CV? Think again…

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Spring clean your CV

The days are longer and everything has sprung into life. Thinking of a fresh start? What better time to dust the cobwebs off your CV, or start one from scratch. We’ve got everything you need. “The service was exceptional. I was given feedback help on my CV which I have changed and had a more […]

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We helped Michael boost his interview skills – now it’s your turn

OU student, Michael: “I’ve been having issues with succeeding in the interview stages of the selection process. The careers advisor was able to identify a number of resources which would be of use, many of which I’d not heard of before.” If you’ve been invited to an interview or assessment centre be proud of yourself […]

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5 top tips from public sector employers

Our brand new top tips come directly from employers who we interviewed last summer during the insight days for OU students we hosted. You can find all the tips on the resources tab of OpportunityHub, but here are our top 5: 1. Show your passion Make your application stand out by showing an interest in […]

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How Alexander got the job with “no experience”

Get your foot in the door “Careers and Employability Services boosted my confidence. I was particularly demoralised by the fact I was being turned away from legal work experience due to having no experience in the first place. This is a barrier that many job seekers struggle with and it is incredibly frustrating. I thought […]

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