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CV Writing Workshop – What it Takes to Stand Out


Your CV is your first selling tool at a prospective employer. With hundreds of CVs received to each job posting, employers or recruiters form their opinion on the potential candidate in a glance at the CV and base their decision on whether to shortlist or overlook the applicant accordingly.

Through this workshop, participants will learn how to make their CV stand out with relevant information and attractive template that ensure a great first impression for the right position. While there is definitely room for individual variation, some things clearly work better than others and this is exactly what the participants will be exploring.

  Learning Outcome

  • Understanding the key elements of a well-written CV
  • Crafting an excellent individualized CV specific to each participant based on the CV template provided
  • Learning how to customize and modify the crafted CV based on further experience and different job positions

Topics Covered

  1. Why is your CV important?
  2. What do employers look for in a CV?
  3. General Guidelines
  4. The first draft
  5. Common CV Components
  6. Language, style and format
  7. How to target your CV
  8. Recommendations and remarks    

Facilitated by: Christelle Drouby

Christelle is an independent PR, communication and CSR consultant. She graduated from the Saint Joseph University with a BA in translation. She also holds a BS in Political and Administrative Sciences and a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Lebanese University. Christelle’s experience centers around NGOs activity, community development and PR & communication strategies. In the past few years, she has implemented and managed more than thirty projects and awareness campaigns with local and international organizations such as MDSF and UNHCR. She has also tailored several soft skills and capacity building trainings, mainly a Professional CV Writing Workshop which she has delivered to more than 350 individuals at different educational institutions and through one-on-one sessions.

Christelle relentlessly promotes effective societal change and plays a very dynamic role in mobilizing the youth to take part of it. She also advocates for cardiac health and has always believed in the power of collective action and togetherness.


1.5 hours Workshop
+ a free optional 15min Individual Consultation on your post workshop crafted CV (on December 1st, 2020)


70,000L.L. per participant


Registrations are closed for this event