Jobsite and covering letters – do they still matter?

Everyone knows how important it is to craft a brilliant CV for a job application but, generally speaking, the same attention is rarely applied to covering letters. Perhaps that’s why, in 2016, some employers are becoming less interested in them, choosing instead to glean information from social media profiles.

One thing to keep in mind, however, is that recruiters advertising positions with Jobsite don’t request cover letters as default: they choose to ask for one. It’s all the more reason to make sure your letter is excellent. As James Innes, author of The CV Book explains, it could

What’s it like to live and work in Cambridge?

It’s already given us Sir Richard Attenborough, Roger Waters and one of the most famous universities on the planet, but what else keeps Cambridge’s estimated 138,750 residents sticking around?

Writing the perfect personal statement for your CV

When employers are wading through piles of CVs, a personal statement can make all the difference. We therefore asked two experts to tell us about the merits of having one that stands out, and how to craft it…

What’s it like to live and work in Bradford?

It’s already given us the mysticism of Dynamo, the hilarity of Adrian Edmundson and the world-conquering pop of Zayn Malik, but what else keeps Bradford’s estimated 530,983 residents sticking around? 

What does a Hedge Fund Manager actually do?

Hedge funds and Hedge Fund Managers are more infamous than understood. For many people, they’re “something to do with the City” and not to be trusted. We find out what a hedge fund is, and look at hedge fund managers – are they number-crunching nerds or wide boys making deals?