The Lights Are On – Data Protection

It’s a long video, but a really good one.

Towards the end of the video consider these questions and make notes in your notepad:

  • What is the Data Protection Act and why does it exist?
  • How does the Data Protection Act affect the work of office administrators?


Personal Statements

Unique Selling Proposition / Unique Selling Point / USP

Image Details: Unique Selling Point by photosteve101, via Flickr

A personal statement is a paragraph at the top of your CV that summarises where you are at the moment, what you want to do and when.  It also highlights your skills, successes and achievements so a potential employer can see why you are the person for the job.  It is sometimes known as a profile or career summary.  A personal statement is a marketing tool and can help to make you stand out from the crowd to a potential employer.  It’s all about self-marketing!

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