CV skills lesson two: Fine-tuning your CV to stand out to employers

There are two activities in this lesson. Pick one or try them both, depending on the time you have.

  1. Applications that work (45 minutes)
    Reviewing CVs, including their own, and identifying areas for  improvement
  1. 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.


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