We are delighted to announce that renowned graduate CV writer and career / interview coach Victoria McLean has followed up her winning performances in 2013, 2014 and 2015 with another prestigious TORI (Toast of the Resume Industry) Award in 2016. This is the fourth consecutive year that Victoria has had her industry-leading excellence recognised, and is her eighth award nomination in a row. Hosted annually by Career Directors International, the global professional association of resume writers and careers professionals, a TORI win demonstrates outstanding talent and ‘best-in-class’ achievement in the CV writing industry.
Victoria McLean’s third win in the highly competitive Best New Graduate category is recognition of City CV’s comprehensive expertise in this area. Victoria was a recruitment manager for two major investment banks, where she headed key recruitment functions. The wider team at City CV includes former recruitment professionals and head hunters with a thorough understanding of the most effective ways of presenting new graduates to the market across CVs, LinkedIn, cover letters and interview technique.
With a career spanning almost two decades in recruitment, career coaching and CV writing, Victoria is the Founder and Managing Director of leading career consultancy City CV. She has an academic background in Industrial Economics and almost two decades of experience across the CV writing, interview coaching and recruitment industry, including creating and directing international graduate, postgraduate and MBA corporate programmes. Her specific expertise in the graduate market is drawn from her role as Recruitment Consultant and Recruitment Manager at two of the world’s largest investment banks, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. A member of PARW (Professional Association of Resume Writers); her current accreditations include Certified Advanced Resume Strategist and Professional Employment Interview Coach. She also holds positions as ‘Banking and Finance Expert’, as well as ‘International Expert’ at Career Directors International.
Victoria leads a team of professional CV writers, coaches, consultants and strategists who provide tailored one-to-one CV writing, LinkedIn profile writing and interview coaching services. Victoria and her team are able to consistently achieve winning outcomes for candidates at all levels, from graduate to Board-level across all industry sectors. The team has unrivalled writing expertise combined with insider knowledge of the latest hiring practices, and in turn connect these to business needs.
Career Directors International
Founded in 2000 as an association to provide career professionals with networking, educational, personal and professional development, Career Directors International is recognised as the Gold Standard by professional resume / CV writers and career coaches. The TORI Awards were established to showcase the elite of global CV writing talent. It’s a highly distinguished competition that sets the bar for excellence in the CV writing industry, and continues to champion cutting edge CV writing.
This year’s nominees were shortlisted from a large pool of global entrants, with winners eventually selected based on a rigorous set of criteria. The 14 member-judging panel comprised consultants, professional CV writers, and hiring experts from leading global blue chips.
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