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Employability Skills

The purpose of this page is to give trade union members and activists access to materials and information that can support them in various situations, for example if you are applying for an internal promotion, looking to change jobs, or facing redundancy.

You will see that we have split the resources into 3 sections

CV Writing


CV Writing Tips – ( downloadable guide )


Writing a CV

How to write a cv

How to write a cv

Tips for 2020 (with examples)

CV Writing tips


Writing a Covering letter

How to write a cover letter

Cover letter template

Your complete guide to writing a cover letter for 2020



Footballer Coach Example – ( downloadable guide )

Footballer Example – ( downloadable guide )

Personal Profile Examples 1 – ( downloadable guide )

Personal Profile Examples 2 – ( downloadable guide )


Job Search



Preparing for Interview


Skills Development Scotland 

National Careers Service  (England for info)

Barclays Bank – Life Skills


General Interview skills

Interview General Tips – ( downloadable guide )

Common Interview Questions – ( downloadable guide )

The STAR Approach – ( downloadable guide )

Interview Tips

How to prepare for a job interview

Job interview tips for 2020: Your complete guide to success 


Competency Based

Competency Based Interview Overview – ( downloadable guide )

Competency Based Interview Questions – ( downloadable guide )


Unite Resources


Learn with Unite

Back to work support program


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