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Lifeskills: Making an impact with your CV


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This practical workshop provides hints and tips on how to make your CV stand out from the crowd. Please bring along your current CV for appraisal.

Date and Time

07 March 2013 - 17:30-20:30


Portsmouth, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the Solent local network.

About this event

This workshop forms part of the IET’s Professional Lifeskills series – an important part of your continuing
professional development and support.


Getting your CV noticed amongst the hundreds of other applicants is vital to your success in being selected for
interview. So how do you make your CV more appealing than the others? This practical workshop provides
hints and tips on how to make your CV stand out from the crowd. Do bring along your current CV for peer

Who should attend?

Anyone currently seeking employment or would like to in the future and would like to know how to maximise
the chances of being selected for interview.

Topics Covered

  • Why have a CV?
  • What should a CV include?
  • Writing a profile
  • Covering letters
  • Getting your CV noticed.

Benefits of attending

  • As a result of attending this session, you will be able to:
  • Understand what should and should not be included in a CV
  • Identify different ways of writing a CV and select the best one for you
  • Understand how to make an impact with your covering letter.


Louise Tythe


17:30 - Registration/Networking
18:00 - Workshop
21:00 - Close

Registration information

Prior registration is required. 

Please note registration closes at 17:00 on the 05 March 2013. 


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