CVs, Applications and Interviews

Do you need help with writing a CV, completing an online application form, or going for an interview? Whether you’re in work and looking to progress, or looking to get back into employment, planning your future, or want to help your colleagues, these resources are a great place to start…

Value My Skills

This is a fun and interactive online tool from the TUC that helps you to understand your strengths and experiences, which is a vital part of putting together a winning CV, application or interview.

Click here to get started

Develop my Skills

The Open University has collaborated with UNISON to produce online guides to developing your employability skills including:

Click here to find out more


UNISON Cymru Wales is a registered LearnMyWay centre, our centre code is 8005218 – UNISON Cymru Wales. They have a whole section on Finding a Job Online including:

  • Job Hunting
  • Jobs & Interviews

Click here to access the free courses

Careers Wales

The Getting a Job resources from our friends at Careers Wales are a great place to start your journey towards a new job, including:

  • Build a CV
  • Write applications
  • Covering letters & emails
  • Interview techniques
  • Personal statements
  • Assessment preparation

Click here to find out more

UNISON Moving On Toolkit

Designed for UNISON Learning Reps, this is a practical guide to running a workplace session to support colleagues who are facing change at work and may need help to secure a new role, with great tips on helping others with CVs, applications and interviews.

Click here to download the toolkit

Mid-Career Reviews

The Age at Work Wales project from Business in the Community Wales and Age Cymru has regular webinars to give people over the age of 50 opportunity to reflect and take a look at inter-related areas of their life, and provide an overview of four keys areas:

  • Job & Career
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Finance
  • Work-Life Balance

They help attendees consider what informed choices they may want to make to help plan for a positive future. All Mid-Career Review webinars are free to attend, thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund.

Click the link below to book onto the latest webinars.

Age at Work Wales | Mid Career Review