14-16 45 - 105 minutes

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

This lesson is designed to help students understand how tailoring their CV can help them stand out to employers. By the end of this lesson, young people will be able to:

  • Review a CV, including their own, and identify areas for improvement
  • Amend parts of their CV to respond to different job requirements
  • Incorporate feedback to improve their CV
  • Compose a cover letter to accompany a CV

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.


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