Watch the video below with one of our support workers, Ryan, to learn about how to increase your chance of success when applying for jobs.

Top Tips!

Before you apply

  1. First, make sure you have a great CV (click here to see our guide to creating an amazing CV)

  2. Check Beam employer partner alerts

    1. Beam employer partners have personally chosen to work with Beam in order to find great candidates. You have a higher chance of receiving an interview and we can offer you more specific preparation for these roles

  3. Set up job alerts:

When applying

  1. Make sure your CV is tailored to the job description and role

    1. Create multiple CVs with small tweaks such as the job role, skills listed and experience depending on the role you are applying for

  2. Write a draft of your application form out in Microsoft Word or Google Docs

  3. Have a friend, family member or support worker check your application and/or CV before summiting for any role

After you have applied

  1. Follow up with a polite email if the feedback date has passed

  2. If you’re unsuccessful, politely contact the employer asking for feedback

  3. Check your junk email folder for replies that might be in there by mistake

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