How do I stand out in an application?

With so many graduates coming out of university with an excellent degree and experience, it's increasingly difficult to stand out when applying for jobs or graduate schemes. Here are a few tips to help you out:

CV - Make sure your CV is really well written and provides something different. Here's our advice to make yours stand out.

Skills - Make sure you develop all of the essential career skills. We can help you upskill - head to our graduate career advice section to get started.

Research the firm - Spend plenty of time researching the firm you're applying to. Show what you've learn on application forms and at interview. If you've researched well enough, you're likely to discuss something that others have missed.

For more advice, take a look at our guide to standing out while at university.


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