Creating a successful CV is the first step towards the wonderful world of work for young people. This guide to CV writing from Barclays LifeSkills will help your students to:
- Understand what a CV is used for
- Understand what employers look for in a CV, including skills and experience
- Be familiar with two common CV formats
- Be able to write a draft of their CV
Aimed at 14-16 year olds, this guide can be used to create either a single or double lesson around careers advice.
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LifeSkills, created with Barclays, is a curriculum-linked programme developed with teachers to help improve the skills and employability of young people in the UK. All completely free and immediately accessible. LifeSkills can also support you with the new careers strategy.