5 top tips when applying for Jobs on New Job Today

Monday, April 17, 2023
There are reported to be over 1 million vacancies for jobs across the UK right now.  Despite this, when applying for your next job, you are likely to be up against other candidates.
Here are five tips from New Job Today when applying for jobs:
  1. Tailor your CV and Covering Letter
    Make sure your CV and covering letters are tailored to the job and company that you are applying to. Use the job description and company information to highlight your relevant skills and experience and to demonstrate how you can contribute to the company's success.
  2. Keep your CV and covering letter concise.
    Recruiters receive hundreds of applications.  It's important to keep your CV and  covering letter concise and easy to read.  Focus on important information about your suitability for the role.
  3. Research the Company 
    Before applying, firstly carefully read the job posting.  Then research the company to  learn more about their purpose, mission and values.  This will help you tailor your application and show that you are genuinely interested in the role - and also to decide if the job is right for you!
  4. Follow the Application Instructions 
    Make sure you carefully read and follow the application instructions provided by the  job poster.  This can include things like what is required for the application such as including examples of your work, deadlines  or supplying references or answering additional questions. 
  5. Follow up on your application 
    After submitting your application via New Job Today, then you may wish to follow up    with the job posting company to express your interest and ask for updates on the hiring process.  This can help keep you top of mind, show that you are interested in   the role and prompt the recruiter to contact you.
Good luck with your job search with New Job Today