Returning to Work: How to Make my CV Stand Out?

It doesn’t matter whether you’re senior or junior, what industry or occupation you worked in previously, or how long your career break has been. You may have been taking a year’s maternity leave; you may have taken a lower- paid, part-time, temporary or self-employed role to fit around your caring responsibilities, and now be looking for a job which is more in line with your skills and experience.

In this coaching session, our career coach Sarah will give you some advice and practical tips on how to make your CV stand out.


What will be covered

  • How to tailor your CV and cover letter to each specific role
  • How to draft a cover letter
  • How to write a profile statement
  • How to include your career break
  • Formatting recommendations for a standout CV


Who it is for

  • Full-time parents, part-time working parents, anyone on maternity/paternity leave considering returning to work or changing to a new role


Length of session

  • 60 mins + 30 mins Q&A


Where the coaching will be provided

  • Online via Zoom


How to register

  • Once you choose a course start date and make payment, we will send you a form to learn more about you and your objectives
  • We will email you a detailed program once your registration is confirmed


Course language

  • English


Course fee

  • £35



  • Sarah K. Lee, Ed.M.

    Ms. Lee is a former education startup founder with 17+ years of experience launching and scaling innovative education programs/school networks, coaching founding teams of edtech startups globally, and investing in future-of-learning/future-of-work companies.

    Ms. Lee was a Fulbright Teaching Fellow (Taiwan, 2005). She obtained her B.A. in Economics from Mills College, her Ed.M. in International Education Policy from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and is currently a doctoral candidate at The Johns Hopkins University Department of Education focusing her research on the neuroscience underpinnings of hybrid intelligence learning environments.

    Her areas of expertise are: Future-of-Work,Future-of-Learning, EdTech, K-12 EdTech, Higher Education Innovation/Alternatives, SeniorTech/Later Life Learning, SilverTech, Early Childhood Education, and Modernised Montessori (Learn more about Sarah).


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