So, you’re unemployed. That’s tough but there is no need to panic, even if you’ve been unemployed for some time.
Whether you feel like you’ve applied for HUNDREDS of jobs and not heard anything back from any of them, or if you’re newly unemployed and need to find a job fast, we’re here to help!
The first thing you need to do when you’re unemployed is to get a great CV together. Whatever your experience or education, you can make your CV look good by making the most of transferable skills…
And we’ve done the hard work for you… We have two unemployment CV templates ready for you to fill in, one is for people who have been unemployed for a short time, the other for longer-term unemployed people.
Currently unemployed CV template
Long-term unemployed CV template
Cover letter power
If you’re unemployed and worried about gaps on your CV then a cover letter is your perfect opportunity to explain why you’ve found yourself in this situation (it’s nothing to be ashamed of, after all) and explain what you’ve been doing in your spare time to make you perfect for the job…
Unemployed cover letter template
Finding your way back to work
Returning to work after a break can be scary and overwhelming. The fear of entering a new workplace, meeting new people and performing well enough to deserve the salary makes most of us uneasy.
And so we have some handy tips on returning to work
Finding a job
Now you're ready you need to actually find yourself a job! Luckily, that's what we do here at Totaljobs.com and we are here to help you through your job search.
Getting your job search started