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    I'm 16 and plan on doing work experience after my GCSEs. Will I need to do a CV? If so what do I need to put in one as I'm totally clueless?
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    Yes you will need a CV. If you have no prior work experience at all, put things like extra curriculars and school positions that show a range of skills (e.g. if you play team sports, talking about that will show teamwork skills, if you are some kind of class rep, that shows leadership etc.)
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    (Original post by Frizzy one)
    I'm 16 and plan on doing work experience after my GCSEs. Will I need to do a CV? If so what do I need to put in one as I'm totally clueless?
    Thanks in advance
    It depends where you want to go I guess. I am gonna do mine at a hospital next week and that took a LOT of effort to get but I didn't have to hand in a CV as such. Just filled out a bunch of forms and hoped for the best in the application process.
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    It depends where you want to go I guess. I am gonna do mine at a hospital next week and that took a LOT of effort to get but I didn't have to hand in a CV as such. Just filled out a bunch of forms and hoped for the best in the application process.
    I'm looking for work experiance in schools/ childcare
    Hope it goes well for you
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    (Original post by wickedisgood)
    Yes you will need a CV. If you have no prior work experience at all, put things like extra curriculars and school positions that show a range of skills (e.g. if you play team sports, talking about that will show teamwork skills, if you are some kind of class rep, that shows leadership etc.)
    Thank you x I did a week of work experience in a primary school last year so, I'll include that. Is there any websites with example CVs?
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    If you look on Barclay's Life Skills website, there's a lot of handy stuff on there. It can help you with finding work experience, writing a CV, writing cover letters and stuff. It's really handy and you can tailor what's shown to you first to your situation, so in this case a school leaver looking for work experience.
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    (Original post by chelseadagg3r)
    If you look on Barclay's Life Skills website, there's a lot of handy stuff on there. It can help you with finding work experience, writing a CV, writing cover letters and stuff. It's really handy and you can tailor what's shown to you first to your situation, so in this case a school leaver looking for work experience.
    Thank you x
 
 
 
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