*Disclaimer: This isn’t specific to journalism*

I’m freshly into my dream job as a trainee reporter, something I’ve worked towards since I was about 15.

That doesn’t make me an expert on CVs, job interviews, and the general recruitment process, but I thought I’d share everything I’ve learnt so far from sixth form, uni, and my own experiences.

As well as this, I’ve spoken to my boss, Laura Sonier. She is a deputy editor at JPI Media, so often deals with recruiting people. She gives an insight into the process, from the side of the…