Jobseeker's checklist - how to be more employable

Employability checklist

Looking for a job? Our jobseeker's checklist will help you become more employable. Check off the tasks as you complete them.

Create a LinkedIn profile and connect with at least 50 contacts.

Research online volunteering opportunities.

Listen to a career podcast and write down five pieces of advice.

Update your CV and send it to us at wfw@literacytrust.org.uk to receive some feedback from industry experts.

Host a mock phone interview with a friend.

Research and write a list of the five best career websites for your chosen industry.

Write a cover letter and send it to us at wfw@literacytrust.org.uk to receive some feedback from industry experts.

Google yourself to check your digital footprint.

Sign-up to the newsletters for the companies you would like to work for.

Listen to an inspirational Ted Talk and write your own elevator pitch.