Sharing our skills

Our employees have a unique set of skills, knowledge and experience. Here are some of their skills to help you during your career – getting started and getting going!

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Colin Hyde - Mastering a presentation

Read IT project manager Colin's top tips for mastering a presentation for an interview.

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Sue Owen-Bailey - Meeting people

Read assistant communication manager Sue's top tips when meeting people for the first time.

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Competency interviews

Competency based interviews are one of the most common types of interviews that employers would put you through before offering you a role.

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CV writing

Your CV, or curriculum vitae is a one or two page document which showcases your skills, experience and most importantly, what makes you suitable for the job you are applying for.
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Telephone and video interviews

Lots of employers nowadays make a telephone or video call interview part of their recruitment process. You will still need to prepare for this in the same way as a traditional interview.
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Presentation skills

Presentations are often used as part of a recruitment process to test your knowledge in a particular area, your approach to a task and your skills in delivering information to an audience.
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Writing a covering letter

A covering letter, sometimes just called a cover letter, is a written introduction from you to a recruiter that would accompany your CV or application.
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A day in the life of

Ever wanted to know what it was like to work at The Nottingham or in financial services? Take a sneak peek at some of our employees and what they do during their day’s work.

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Me and my career

Ever wanted to know how our employees got into their roles? Take a look at some of our people and how they got to work here at The Nottingham.