CVs Explained

Learn how to create a professional CV in this interactive webinar.

  • Fri 12 Feb 21

    09:30 - 10:15

  • Online


  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support

  • Event organiser

    Student Development Department

  • Contact details

We’ll explain the basics - what to include, and what to leave out.

We’ll also discuss CV Structure, Applicant Tracking Systems, CV360, and where to find further support.

Before you join us, get a head start on understanding CVs. Here's some resources that we recommend:

  1. Content of your CV: what to include (video from CareerHub+) (3 mins)
  2. Bragging vs Self Promotion on your CV (blog from Careers Services) (4 mins)
  3. Other CV Types (video from LinkedIn Learning) (5 mins)
  4. Writing a Legal CV and Cover Letter (article from Prospects) (4 mins)
  5. Form and Substance (podcast from Guardian Careers) (9 mins)

Share your thoughts about one of these resources on our Career Services LinkedIn Page. Log in to see what other students are saying about CVs. 

Book your place on CareerHub

Please ensure you have Zoom (using your Essex email) set up before this webinar begins. 

The Careers Services team are here to help you make the most of your Essex experience and help you reach your full potential. We offer support with CVs, applications, interview skills and careers tailored advice. All of our workshops can be booked via CareerHub.

Find out more about our services and how we can help.