There are two activities in this lesson. Pick one or try them both, depending on the time you have.
- Applications that work (45 minutes)
Reviewing CVs, including their own, and identifying areas for improvement
- CV surgery (45–60 minutes)
Writing a covering letter or email and one-to-one advice on improving their CV. Best delivered by a volunteer
This is lesson two of two focusing on CV skills for young people aged 14-16. The first lesson in this series is CV skills lesson one: Writing a successful CV.
This lesson is an updated version of the formerly named 'CV skills' lesson.
This lesson can be run by a teacher or you can request a volunteer to run it for you.