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Online Workshop CV & Cover Letter
Did you know most recruiters only spend 10 seconds at your CV before deciding you are a valuable candidate and continue to read your cover letter? In this interactive workshop, we will guide you in creating a CV and cover letter that meet your needs.
- Annemarie Loeters (Senior study choice/career adviser)
Did you know most recruiters only spend 10 seconds at your CV before deciding whether you are a valuable candidate? In this interactive workshop we will share guidelines on how to draft a good CV. We will help you on how to create structure, the Do’s and Don’ts, yet also how to personalize your CV. Also, we will familiarize on the Cover Letter, including tips and tricks, the Do’s and Don’ts as well as writing an effective and appealing motivation. The following subjects will be covered:
- The structure of a CV/Cover Letter
- The layout - Do’s and Don’ts
- How to adjust your CV/Cover Letter to a vacancy
This workshop is free of charge and available to all Bachelor and Master students and recent graduates of Leiden University. Note: In contrast to last semester, this workshop can now be followed by students from all faculties and study programmes.
The workshop will take place online via Kaltura. If you register for the workshop, you will receive further details and a link to the Kaltura room a day before the event at the latest. Please note that there is a limit of 40 students for this workshop.