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Working Wardrobe has been set up by Bolton at Home's Employment Team to tackle another barrier into employment that so many men and women face today: that barrier is the lack of suitable clothing to wear in order to make a good first impression during job interviews.

You'll find more information on the Working Wardrobe website:

More from our Employment Team: our guide to CVs

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Creating the right CV is an important step in your job search. It will get you through the employer’s first sift of applications and get you an interview.

You can read our guide to CVs to learn about everything a good CV should include:

Our guide to CVs.pdf [pdf] 147KB

Does your CV have everything it needs? Read through your CV and check off each of the points that you have included using our handy CV checklist:

Our CV checklist.pdf [pdf] 116KB

More from our Employment Team: preparing for your interview

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Been offered an interview? First of all- congratulations! Your CV or application was good and they want to see who you are and what you can do for them.

Interviews can be a daunting experience, but with preparation and self-awareness it really doesn’t have to be.

Our 'Preparing for your interview' guide will walk you through what to expect- including the types of questions you might get asked- and the types of questions you should ask, too. Download a copy below:


Be Confident Applying for Jobs FREE one-day online course - Customer Training Programme

Attend our training to help YOU get the job!

Our completely FREE 'Be Confident applying for jobs' course will be delivered via Microsoft Teams and is designed to help build your confidence applying for jobs to multiply your chances of getting and succeeding at your dream job.

The course will cover:

  • Creating a great CV
  • Successful job application forms
  • Preparing for your interview
  • Common mistakes and what to avoid
  • Making a positive first impression
  • Building confidence with a positive mindset
  • STAR technique

This 6-hour course is run over two consecutive days, 12noon – 3pm.

Please note: You will need either a laptop, tablet or smart phone to attend this online course. Help will be provided to access Microsoft Teams.

To book, contact Mary:

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