Get Ready for the World of Work

Being ready and confident to enter the world of work is not always easy. Give yourself a head start over other candidates by knowing what employers look for in CVs, interviews, skills, and using Welsh in the workplace.

CVs - Top tips on writing a CV

Find out what employers look for in a CV

For more information on writing a CV take a look at our CV guide

Interviews - Top tips on interviews

If you've been offered an interview, it means you have already succeeded at the first stage, so well done!

But how do you prepare for an interivew? Find out the top interview tips by employers.

For more information on preparing for an interview take a look at our Interviews page.

Skills employers want

Many skills are transferable from one job to another.

Knowing the skills you already have and how to develop new skills is important to show employers that you are the right candidate for their job. Take a look at Improving your chances

Employers who were advertising their jobs online asked for the following skills from candidates:

  • Communication
  • Organisation
  • Welsh
  • Planning
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Detail-Orientated
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership

(Jobs advertised online between April 1st, 2017 - March 31st, 2018. Labour Insight, 2018)

Welsh in the Workplace

Find out about the importance of Welsh language skills to employers. (This video is in Welsh only with English subtitles)


Find out more about learning Welsh on Cymraeg - Live, Learn, Enjoy


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