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This lesson is designed to help students understand the benefits of creating a tailored and unique CV and LinkedIn profile. By the end of this lesson students will be able to:
The activities can be easily tailored to the ability of the young people you are working with and are suitable for those who already have a CV and who have started applying for jobs, as well as those earlier in their journey.
There are plenty of opportunities for young people to use the tools, films and articles on the LifeSkills Young people site to focus on developing their CV and professional profile independently after the lesson.
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This checklist supports your learners to attract employers, grow their professional skills, and connect to new job opportunities through a standout LinkedIn profile.
This tutorial will lead your students through how to create a LinkedIn profile that best represents them, with tips on choosing a profile photo, creating a custom headline, writing a personal summary, how to highlight work experience and more. You will need to sign into LinkedIn to access this free resource.
Make your CV as good as it can possibly be and impress potential employers with some help from our CV Tips tool.
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Help young adults develop their skills for work and look at the importance of creating a positive impression through their personal brand.
Help students understand networking and how to improve their CV.