School Leavers CV & Interview Advice

Benefits of volunteering

From improving your skills and experience, to adding value to your CV, find out why volunteering can seriously help your career prospects.

How to kick-start your career if you’re aged 18-24

Aged 18-24 and looking for work? Here are our top tips on how to kick-start (or restart) your career and find a job you love.

Want a job in technology? Don’t worry if you don’t have a degree

Is a Computer Science degree important to work in tech? The short answer is ‘Not necessarily’. But it certainly won’t hurt…

Kickstart scheme: What you need to know

Are you aged between 16 and 24, and looking for work right now? The government’s Kickstart scheme could help you take your next step.

GCSE results day: What are your options?

Are you part of the class of COVID-19? Here are just some of the things you could do after getting your GCSE results.

Not going to uni: What to do next

What comes after school? It doesn’t have to be uni. If you’re considering not going to uni, here are a few options of what you could do next:

Revealed: The best city to go to university in 2020

Find out which city has been named the most cost-effective place to attend university, as part of the NatWest Student Living Index 2020.

A level results day: What are your options?

Just got your A level results, and not sure where to go next? Here are some of our top tips to help you weigh up the options.

Six extracurricular activities to add to your CV

Wondering how you can add a little extra to your CV? We’ve already covered whether you should include your hobbies, but here are five extracurricular activities you might want to add to your CV.

Jobs for 16-year-olds

16 and ready to work? Here are a few jobs you can do – and a handful of helpful hints to get your career off on the right foot.

School leaver CV template

Looking for your first job after leaving school, but worried your lack of experience could harm your chances? Here’s our school leaver CV template.

School leaver cover letter template

Looking for help to make your CV shine? Here’s our cover letter template specifically designed for recent school leavers: