Your career development - multimedia
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This audio and video content will help you develop your CV, write covering letters and prepare you for interview to get your job in the charity and non profit sector. There is also, management and training advice.
Career development and applying for jobs in the non profit sector
- Need to know how to make your CV stand out from the rest?
- Looking for advice on improving your interview technique?
- Ever wondered how volunteering can help your career?
For top tips on how to get your dream job in the sector have a listen to the expert interviews we have recorded this year at the UK's largest nonprofit career event, forum3 2010.
Read our CV development guidance (includes samples and templates)
Audio guidance on interviews, assessments, CVs, covering letters and more
Working/volunteering in a non profit
Olly Benson of Youthnet explains how and why volunteering is a great way to enhance your career prospects.
Career coach Steve Preston discusses how redundancy can present opportunity as opposed to threat.
Life coach Charlotta Hughes shows how positive thinking can help people move forward with their lives.
Interviews and applications
Exclusive to KnowHow members: 'Six tips for a great non profit CV' - LJ Loftus (audio)
David Blackburn talks about the STAR interview technique and the difference between competence and biography based interviews.
Training, managing and retaining volunteers - DSC Winter Fair 2009
Heather Brierley has always worked in the voluntary sector and now works for the Directory of Social Change as a training consultant specialising in management and leadership. Previously she managed projects at Cancer Research UK, working in different departments including finance and HR.
More KnowHow multimedia
You'll find lots more audio and video material in KnowHow's multimedia section 'Voices from the sector'. There's podcasts of third sector politicians, videos of training seminars, interviews with leadership gurus, coverage of events and much more.
Further help and advice
Why not try the KnowHow "Media Training" e-learning course?