Starting Off!

The hardest part of doing up your first CV is knowing where to start.  Below are some tips and tools to help along the way.  Just remember everyone has had to do this at some stage!!  This blog post will be about how to start off and what to think about putting on your CV.

Empty pages are often a bit hard to look at sometimes, especially when your mind goes blank and you wonder did you ever do anything in your life that you can put on a CV!  Well…. chances are you have done quite a bit.

One of the most important things when looking doing up your CV is to know yourself –  your interests, values, personality, skills, assets & resources ,what your strengths and weaknesses may be, or what motivates you, or what your natural skills may be.

This skills puzz should help you focus on the things that you have done, that you can put on your CV.

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Now that you have an idea what can go into your CV the next post will be about tips on how to write and format your CV!

If you already have a CV and you would like a Youth Information Officer to look over it, or you would like us to help you with one,  you can contact us.