CV writing and applying for jobs

Learn how to to support refugees to create their CV and apply for jobs

The person you support will need help to understand the job-hunting process in the UK. This may be the case despite their previous work experience, as hiring practices vary by country. You should bear in mind the concept of an online application, CV or cover letter could be new to them, and you may need to introduce what these are, the purpose and standard format of these. This resource will prepare you for supporting refugees to draft their first CV in the UK and start applying for work. 

Last modified
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 10:01
Key things to do
  • Explore the experience, skills and qualification of the person you support
  • Explain how UK's job application process works
  • Identify which roles are a suitable and realistic starting point for the person you support
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