How to write your first CV - a Barclays LifeSkills Lesson Plan

By Barclays

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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