Have your say: How to start writing your CV while you're still at school

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Even for those who have reached senior levels of their chosen careers, putting achievements down on paper can be pretty daunting.

So when you are still at college or school, the thought of filling two sides of A4 to create a killer CV may seem like Mission Impossible - particularly when you’ve never had a job and your list of achievements is limited to your exam results and a couple of weeks of work experience.

But it's worth starting your CV now - even if you're not looking for work straight away

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I definitely think it’s a good idea to start your CV as early as possible - sure, you’re unlikely to have much work experience, but once you get started most people will be surprised by how many job relevant skills they have already developed.
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is the are format you should do your cv on or just on a word doc
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I agree. My secondary school made us create our CVs in year 10/11 which at the time seemed kind of pointless. But it’s been very helpful over the years to just add bits in and move things around, rather than completely start from scratch when I’ve needed it.
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