Help with your CV and job applications

We offer free personalised feedback on CVs, cover letters or job applications for women aged 18 to 30.

We have a team of expert recruitment professionals who will look at your CV, cover letter or job application and can give you free advice on:

  • How to improve your CV – from layout to content  
  • What to include in a cover letter  
  • How to be your best self in a job application
  • What employers are looking for in an application   

Once you’ve sent us your CV, cover letter or job application, you’ll receive 2 to 3 pages of detailed, simple and personalised suggestions via email, for free.

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At Young Women’s Trust, we welcome all young womenincluding trans women. If you identify as non-binary and are comfortable being supported by a women’s service, we are happy to help you. 


If you need urgent support these organisations may be able to help:

  • Samaritans whatever you are going through you can call Samaritans anytime and from any phone for free on 116 123 
  • Refuge have a freephone, 24 hour national domestic abuse helpline call 0808 2000 247
  • Shelter offer free housing advice and support in England and have a separate advice website for residents in Wales

The feedback was really helpful and professional. It was detailed and I could see a lot of work from the person that did it. It was the best feedback that I have had, with examples and clarification.


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Get free CV and application feedback

Send your CV or application to one of our recruitment professionals.

Fill in the sign up form now

How does feedback work? 

Through the Work It Out feedback service, you can send us your CV, job application or a cover letter and get detailed feedback via email.  All you have to do is:

  • Sign up using a quick online form  
  • Upload a CV, cover letter or job application that you would like help with  
  • Get 2 to 4 pages of detailed, personalised feedback via email 

Your feedback is written by recruitment professionals. When you sign up, we can tell you how long it will take to get your feedback, it’s normally 2 to 4 weeks. If you have an urgent deadline, let us know and we’ll do our best to help quickly.   

Get free CV and application feedback now

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Help getting started on your CV

If you do not have a CV, there is no need to worry.

Follow this simple advice from Catherine, one of our HR experts, on how to write and structure a CV.

Learn how to write a CV

Get in touch with our team  

If you have more questions about the Work It Out service you can talk to a member of our team.  

WhatsApp or text 07500 553 880
Phone 0808 808 8099 

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Coaching Service

Work It Out coaching is a free coaching service in your area. Get help from qualified coaches.

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Online community

Connect with other young women online and share your experiences.

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Additional support

Here are some organisations that can offer you additional advice and support, from work and careers, to your legal rights, family and relationships.