If you are ready to help your teenagers off the couch and into a job, or even the first step in their career - they're going to need a great CV.
But if your kids have never had proper jobs before, where do you even start? And what does a CV need to get a foot through the door?
We chatted with expert Tom O'Neil, the managing director of cv.co.nz is a regular business columnist, and a career specialist featured on TVNZ, TV3, the Economist and the Harvard Business Review.
Hear what advice he has for getting a CV up to scratch, and more attractive to potential employers, as well as what things might be a turn-off for employers.
"You know, the more professional it looks, the more professional you're taken. At the same time, it does seem a bit weird for a 16-year-old student who's got something that looks, you know, like you spent $1,000 on. You don't need to go crazy, you know, but you do need something that's professional."