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Alessio Campi, HR Manager from HAYS will show you how to write a winning Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter!

Friday the 10th of April 2020

From 10:00 to 12:00

Speaker: Alessio Campi HR Manager from HAYS

Book your participation on the Career Services portal!

Are you ready to apply for a job? 

We asked to an expert of the HR sector, Alessio Campi – HR Manager of HAYS, to give you some tips and shortcuts on how to build a winning write an interview-winning cover letter and resume that will impress the employer.

You probably already know that just sending your resume and cover letter it’s not enough, you need to make sure these two documents have been written in a proper way to catch the attention of the headhunters or the company leaders so that they will get you an interview. 

This will be the main topic of our online workshop, as follow we will give you a brief introduction of some of the aspects that we will discuss during the lesson.

There are some main tricks to write a catchy resume, If you take some time to tailor it for each job you apply for, and you write a targeted cover letter that shows the employer why you’re a strong match for the job, you will increase the odds of getting selected for an interview.

You need to show the hiring manager that you’ve got the qualifications they are looking for. 

1. Step one: Decide for which jobs you are going to apply!

You need to consider two main points:

  • Your interest
  • If your skills match the job positions that you are willing to apply

If you haven’t ever thought about your strength point, start by writing down your studies, your past and present working experiences and the mansions you had to cover during them. Once you’ve finish it, read the document that you’ve produced back again…you will be surprised to recognize how many competencies you already have!

Now is time to elaborate and properly edit all this information.

2. Step Two: Review Resume, Cover Letter, and CV Samples 

Throughout your job search and subsequent career, you will need to be able to write a job-related letter, resume, and summary. You can actually review our sample resumes, cover letters and thank you letters or as well surf a little bit on the net and find something that you like more or catch your attention. Choose few different samples and use them as a reference point to edit your personal informations.

3. Step Three: Know which are the resumeand cover letter mistakes that you have to avoid!

typo or a grammatical error in a cover letter, a resume, or in a job application can be enough to knock you out of contention for a job. Writing down information in a wrong order, ca be distracting f who is reading, remember that what needs to be seen immediate are you contacts a brief introduction of yourself and your job experiences. A wrong font! Your CV has to be legible and clear; no one wants read something that is difficult to understand. Too long! Remember, a good resume doesn’t have to be too long, usually headhunter or HR managers don’t have time to read too many pages.

…Discover some more tips on our workshop!

4. Step Four: Check Out Professional Resume-Writing Resources

Do you need one-on-one resume help? Writing a resume is hard work and it’s important to get help, or at least have your resume reviewed, before you send it to employers.

We are here to help you, during your academic path and on our workshop!

5. Step five: Craft Your Cover Letter

Let’s discover together how to write an effective cover letter, find out details on the different types of cover letters and how to format them. Plus, don’t stop looking for good cover letter samples on the web! Pick up the ones that you like the most or simply match with your dreamed job and bring them in class we can discuss them together.

6. How to Write Supplemental Job Search Correspondence

Do you want to inquire about a job opening? Are you unsure how to accept or decline a position? Need to send a networking letter? Get tips on sending these types of professional letters and other job search correspondence during our workshop.

7. How to Prepare Job Applications and Portfolios

During the workshop we will teach you everything you need to know to complete an employment application, including how to apply for jobs online, via email, and in person. Includin samples, examples, and advice on the best way to apply.

Portfolios: An online portfolio provides a way to reveal your credentials to the world. It allows you to package the best evidence of your candidacy for employment such as your resume, artwork, reports, lesson plans, transcripts, certifications, articles, letters, and more.

You can find this and much more during our workshop “How to write a winning cv and cover letter”


Brief introduction

  • Presentation notes;
  • Does the Perfect CV? EXISTS?
  • Questions and answers

From where to start to create your first personal CV

  • Skills, why they are important and what they are
  • What does it mean to do a self-assessment?
  • How it can be constructed in a structured way by an analysis of personal skills?
  • Professional skills and Soft skills

To which market should I tailor my application?

  • CV for the European market
  • The CV for the Anglo-Saxon market (resume)


Questions and Answers

Analysis of the personal CV

  • The speed of analysis of the recruiters
  • The market demand supply
  • Everything that should not be done

Point by point all aspects of the CV

  • Photos
  • Presentation
  • Work experience
  • Training experiences
  • Other skills
  • Transversal skills
  • GDPR regulation

The 10-minute cover letter

  • Yes / No
  • How it should be and how it should be tagged


  • Questions and Answers
  • (Other small things to fill possibly lack of questions)

So…catch up soon!