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  1. CV Writing The Student Guide…

  2. What is a CV? Curriculum Vitae Course of Life

  3. When to use a CV… Two main reasons for using a CV • Applying for advertised job vacancies, where the advert specifies "Send a CV..." • Applying ‘speculatively’ to potential employers i.e. when no vacancy has been advertised.

  4. Important things to think about… Yourself • Skills • Knowledge • Experience • Attributes The Job • Requirements • Position • Company

  5. What skills are in demand? • Communication • I.T. Awareness • Time & Personal Management • Team Work • Supervising • Flexibility • Commercial Awareness • Financial Awareness • Organising/ Co-ordinating • Initiative • Problem Solving • Promoting / Influencing

  6. So what information goes on a CV? • Personal Details • Career Aims or personal profile • Educations and qualifications • Employment/work experience • Achievements • Interests and leisure activities • Referees

  7. Now it is your go… • In small groups create a CV for your case study. • After 20 minutes we will have a look at each case study.

  8. Your CV… • What skills do YOU have? • Write down as many skills as you can and how/why you gained them. • Feel free to chat with your friends about what you came up with…..they may recognise that they have those skills too!!!

  9. Hints and Tips… • Check your email address – ilovemcflysomuchiwanttomarrythem@hotmail.com • Check spelling and grammar! – 70% of CV’s are rejected due to spelling mistakes! • Make sure you have the correct telephone number! • Don’t lie. • Tailor your CV to suit the job you are applying for.

  10. Further Help and Advice…