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5. Edit Your CV Wrap-Up

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In this lesson, you edited the content and language of your CV to make it more specific and appealing to employers.

You: Updated your contact information, job history, and education, Edited your CV to showcase particular skills, Searched for action words online to enhance the language of your CV, Made comments on your CV about future edits.

And added specific examples with numbers or percentages to strengthen the descriptions of your achievements.

Before you send your CV to an employer, it’s a good idea to have someone else look over it and share their feedback.

And you may want to create different versions of your CV for each job you apply for, so that each one shows you are a strong candidate.

The most effective CVs are persuasive, polished, and professional.

Emphasising your best skills and experiences in a concise way shows an employer that you’re a unique, qualified candidate and a great fit for the job.

CVs are also useful when applying for university applications, scholarships, and internships.

The digital skills you practiced in this lesson will help you succeed in your new role, too.

Editing your documents or emails before sending them makes you appear more professional.

Using more persuasive language can help you communicate more clearly and confidently to your boss or teacher.

And including specific examples in a presentation will help you share information more effectively with your co-workers or classmates.

Check out the extensions for this lesson to continue editing your CVand make it even stronger!

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