Information for Applicants

Apply online with your CV and Cover Letter

Your CV should reflect who you are and the experience you have to offer Business Stream. Highlight what makes you right for the role you're applying for.

Give a short description of each role in your career by providing your responsibilities and achievements, paying extra attention to your most recent roles. Try to avoid using too much jargon.

Once we’ve received your application, we’ll let you know straight away that we have it. Then, after the closing date, we’ll email to let you know what happens next.


Our Recruitment team will call you to arrange a suitable interview time, this will most likely be a face to face meeting at our Edinburgh office however occasionally the Hiring Manager will request a first stage Teams Video call to chat through your CV and get to know you better.

Our interviews are planned so that we can get to know you better and really understand the skills and experience you have against the requirements of the role. There will also be some competency questions so we can assess your skills.

We’ll get back to you after the interview and let you know the outcome once all interviews have taken place, this can sometimes take a couple of weeks.


Review the role profile prior to the interview so you can relate your experience to the requirements of the role.

Prepare real life examples using the STAR method so you’re prepared for the competency questions

Take your time before responding and don’t hesitate to ask for the question to be repeated or for clarification if you don’t understand.

Prepare some questions for us, this is a two way process so you need to decide if we’re right for you!