Need to complete a job application form?
As the competition for training contracts, work placements and jobs continues to increase, it is vital that your application form is of the highest quality.
Job application forms are very often your first point of contact with a potential employer. To give yourself the best possible chance of joining the firm that is your first choice, your answers to questions must be well planned, clear and succinct.
Answers that give key information directly addressing the question will give you the best possible chance of joining the firm that is your first choice
Edge CVs offers practical one-to-one help in answering both standard and more difficult application form questions.
Application forms are now used more frequently on internet sites.
Completing the forms can be time consuming and it's a boring, repetitive process filling out the same details repetitively for different jobs.
Enable your Edge CVs consultant to provide you with professional advice on how to put yourself across in the best possible manner
- An Edge CVs consultant can help ensure you provide the best possible answers, and as the questions are often similar to those asked at interview, you will be doubly prepared.
Describe an occasion when you encountered a blockage or barrier to something you were trying to achieve. Describe how you identified the problem and plans you made to overcome it.
We strive to deliver work that sets us apart from our competitors. Please describe how you set yourself apart from your peers
What are the major challenges facing the financial sector in the next five years?
How and why have you reached the decision to apply for this career discipline?
Which aspects of your degree course or other training were of greatest interest to you or relevance to your application?
Which aspects of your work experience have you found most interesting?
Who has been the most profound influence on your career, and why?
Describe your reasons for applying for the specific business area you have selected and why you have chosen that particular career path. Please be specific as you can and use this section as you would a cover letter
Given the large amount of information available to you, please describe in detail how you decided upon your first choice of business / functional area
When have you taken a new or innovative approach to achieve a desired outcome/ Describe the situation, your approach and whether it was effective
Is there a specific area within Investment Banking that most appeals to you? Why do you feel your skills are suitable to this area or Banking in general?
Give an example of when you have proactively sought an opportunity to learn a new skill or develop an area of expertise. What did you learn? How did you go about developing yourself? How have you used your new skills
Describe the most difficult goal you have achieved. What approach did you take? What obstacles did you have to overcome? How did you overcome these? How did you keep yourself motivated?
Give an example of when you have had to plan and organise an event or project. How did you go about it? What challenges did you face. How did you overcome these? What was the outcome?
Describe a situation where you have had to set particularly high standards for yourself (please do not use an academic example). What did you do and to what extent were these standards achieved?
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Describe your involvement in any clubs/societies or other voluntary commitments. Be specific and state any positions of authority you have held including any sporting, academic or personal achievements gained both at school and university. Please include any experiences you have had in your vacations including travel and courses (450 words)
Please explain how your experiences and the skills you have developed make you potentially suited to a career with a top 10 consulting firm. Provide examples (450 words)
Describe a major piece of work undertaken during your course (150 words)
Please tell us about any other experiences you have had (for example GAP year, voluntary work etc) which are relevant to the position in which you are applying (maximum 500 characters- approx 100 words)
Which personal skills have you developed that you would regard as beneficial for a role in fixed income (maximum 750 characters - approx 175 words)
Give an example of when you worked as part of a team to overcome a difficult situation. What was your contribution to the team and what was the final outcome? (maximum 750 characters- approx 175 words)
Please describe a situation where you have led a group or learnt a critical task or challenge. What did you do and how successful were you? What did you learn from the experience (100 words)
To receive a free, no obligation quotation for completing your application form questions, simply email the following information :
- your CV Resume if available
- details of the job profile and/or job advert
- person specification if available
- the organisation´s website
- the question(s) you require answering
- the number of words or amount of space allocated for each question
100 word question - £20.00
200 word question - £35.00
400 word question - £60.00
450 word question - £70.00
500 word question or
Statement in Support - £80.00
Orders over 200.00 are eligible for a 15% discount
On receipt of your order, an Edge CV Consultant will contact you to agree the best approach and the most relevant part of your information to answer each question
Proofs will be submitted for your approval and further consultations will take place until you are absolutely confident that your answers are perfect
Please send an email with the information outlined above and a time when it would be convenient for an Edge CV´s Consultant to contact you