CV Writing for Novo Executive Candidates

As one of the UK’s leading executive search firms, we are delighted to partner with award-winning City CV, to offer our candidates professionally written executive CVs and LinkedIn profiles, interview training and career coaching.

City CV offer a personalised, professional executive CV writing service to ensure you stand out from your competition. It’s crucial that your CV illustrates your commercial value and emphasises your ‘fit’ to make the shortlist. We know that a one-size-fits-all approach simply won’t cut it in the discerning corporate world – every CV we create is written from scratch and is completely original. That’s why our clients get results.

We have supported hundreds of successful executive and senior clients across a range of industries including financial services, accountancy, technology, construction, public sector, healthcare, engineering, legal, marketing, consumer/FMCG, manufacturing and so many more. Below are just a few of our client testimonials.

For career advice and CV writing tips, please see our blog.

A powerful, interview-generating CV in 6 easy steps.

1 – Order your bespoke CV: Order online (see right) or to talk through how we might be able to help, call +44 20 7100 6656.

2 – Your 1-2-1 CV consultation: Via Skype or phone, scheduled around you (including evenings and weekends), you will have an in-depth 1-1.5 hour discussion around your aspirations, skills, experience and achievements. Our team are experts at distilling and articulating your uniqueness to differentiate you within your chosen field.

3 – Your CV consultant writes your CV: With exceptional writing talent and top-tier, corporate cross-sector backgrounds, the City CV team have the insider knowledge to put down on paper exactly what executive recruiters want to see. First-prize winners in the international CV and resume writing awards (TORIs), we have won best Executive CV, Best Finance CV, Best International CV, Best Sales and Marketing CV and Best Hospitality CV. City CV writers are hand-picked and have rigorous on-going training to keep ahead of industry trends.

4 – Quality: Your new CV will undergo a unique editing process, incorporating a clear interview-producing strategy, linguistic accuracy, correct tone and pitch, and key-word alignment to applicant tracking systems (ATS). CV quality is personally overseen by CEO, Victoria McLean (former Blue Chip Recruitment Manager) and City CV’s Professor of English.

5 – You will receive your new CV: This will be sent as a Word document within 5-7 working days. For our 48-hour express service, call +44 20 7100 6656.

6 – Fine-tuning: Call us or email your comments. Your new executive CV will be refined and the finished result – including formatting, power phrasing and keyword optimisation – will be tailored to you and your exact requirements.

Order online now or call us on +44 20 7100 6656 to speak to a member of our team.

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Reviews

It has been fabulous working with you on my CV and LI profile. The end result looks terrific and is a significant improvement on my own version crafted many years ago.

Alan ... COO and CFO

Your team have done a very nice job on my new CV and LinkedIn profile and I feel it is money well worth spent. Thank you all for your efforts.

J.P. ... TECHNOLOGY LEADER

The CV has had a huge impact, as well as the LinkedIn page that you did also. I immediately saw an uptick in folks messaging me for new potential opportunities, and even got compliments from friends and colleagues who look at my profile and were impressed with how it looked and the context. I have recently secured a Director level position at large global electronics company with a package that exceeded my current one by far and believe my CV played a huge part in getting the conversation started and my foot in the door.

City CV provided me with exactly what I was looking for. Fast response times, quick, easy, and straightforward processes resulting in a CV that accentuated my skills in a truthful but excellent fashion. Devin was very professional and easy to work with, giving great recommendations and letting me know his option on something but always ultimately wanting me to be satisfied with the result.

G.P. ... Retail Operations Manager

I wanted to congratulate you on an OUTSTANDING job. I was lost for words when I read the CV…The CV is PERFECT. Again, thank you very much for delivering an extraordinary CV!

Anonymous ... FX Global Head

It's one of the first times I haven't procrastinated on spending/investing in this kind of support and it's so far given me a great boost to read my history with greater clarity than I could have ever written myself, so you lot, in my book are stars for just that!

S.H. ... Head of Human Resources

Thank you for your attention and patience at all times in concluding my CV. I found your services to be very professional and of a high standard.

Sukhbir ... Senior Business Development Leader

I would like to say thanks for the tremendous work you carried out. I am extremely satisfied with the work. The amount of calls I am having from agencies who are viewing my CV is enormous.

M.S. ... Senior Accountant

Thank you very much for a fantastic CV. Using all the right financial buzz words together with a very high level of written English I am absolutely sure that I will soon be back on the job market again. I will definitely use City CV again.

J.B. ... Senior Equity Trader

Thanks a lot for sending across the LinkedIn profile. I am indeed very pleased with the result.

A.H. ... Banking Director

Not only did I get an interview, I bypassed the long list interviews and went straight through to the shortlist.

Niamh B ... Board Executive

This looks great. Thank you indeed for all the hard work you have put into this in a very short space of time. I know it was a tall order over the weekend.

S. Ali ... Senior Strategic Leadership Executive

I’ve reviewed the CV (and used it already a couple of times), and I am very happy with the result, so you can consider this mail as official sign off. A special thank you for Lauren for her excellent work! I will not hesitate to recommend you to colleagues, actually I’ve already started doing so.

M.T. ... Senior IT Contractor

The City CV team did a great job of my CV. I’ve just started my job as a Director in Operational Risk, a lot of credit to the City CV team as I now have exactly the role I want.

Simon ... Director Operational Risk

Thank you for your work. I’ve uploaded your work into my LinkedIn profile and within hours I have been contacted by recruiters, it works

Jamie ... Senior Project Manager

Thanks – you guys smashed it, thank you so much.

Steve ... Senior IOS Developer

Many thanks to you both and the rest of the team for your work on my LinkedIn profile.
I am very happy and I would have no hesitation in recommending you going forward. The process was as straightforward, useful and easy as promised.

N McB ... Commercial Director

Thank you! I am really pleased, the CV has exceeded my expectations. Thanks both for your input, genuinely ‘over the moon’!

James ... Department Head

I have looked over the CV and letter and I am very impressed and indeed overjoyed at the outcome. Thank you, thank you and thank you

John ... Senior Executive

I cannot express how grateful I am with your support in such short notice. I had a quick look at my CV and cover letter, there is no way I could get this outcome on my own. Both look great.
In addition, thank you very much for all your side suggestions (e.g. websites) as well. I really appreciate your work. I will definitely mention your valuable services to friends / colleagues.

Anonymous ... Senior Marketing Executive

First of all a huge thank you, I am so happy with the words and expression that he found to describe me and my career and how he pointed out my achievements. I love the cover letter and the CV.

Amira ... Managing Director

Thanks a million again for what is an excellent piece of work. First outing for my new CV has already got me an interview so fingers crossed!

Kevin F ... CFO

You may recall that you helped me to reorganize my CV and LinkedIn profile a few months ago because I was looking for an opportunity that would help me moving from Italy to the UK. I would like to thank you very much for the help and effort that you put into this, because in fact it has been the turning point of my professional and personal life: after so many months going nowhere with my original CV, something clicked and I was extremely honoured to be interviewed by many startups and corporations such as Google, HP, Dell, Amazon and Philips.

I am very happy to share the news that my family dream has come true and that we are now happy residents in London.
What’s more, I managed to change my job from a technical job to an evangelist and marketing job, which is what I was truly looking for. In fact I have recently accepted an offer and have started to work as a Cloud Evangelist and Product Marketing Manager in the Cloud Centre of Excellence in London and very much happy for my new adventure! The whole family moved over and are already enjoying our new home and English life. Thanks again for being instrumental for such a huge change in my life.

Marco C ... Business Relationship Manager

I received my new look CV earlier this morning and initial glance is one of ‘I would want to hire myself!’ – really excited to see its impact when applying for roles which will hopefully lead to landing commensurate opportunities.

Alistair ... Finance Director

Thank you very much for writing my CV. I am very happy with the final product. Really appreciate the time you took during our consultation to really understand what I was looking for and identifying my strengths. Thank you very much for all your assistance and for writing my CV so quickly. I will definitely recommend City CV to friends

R.A. ... Senior Human Rights Advisor

Tony is even more fantastic than you suggested. Really. Our sessions have been extremely beneficial to me. I felt much more prepared. I’ll keep you posted of the final outcome.

P.B. ... Banking MD

Thanks for assigning such a great team member to work with me, my CV and then with my LinkedIn profile. He has great interpersonal skills, adapts well, is fast and does give one the feeling being in ‘good hands’. He must be one of the best in your team! I thank you very much for staying in touch and for coordinating the effort to get me a professional CV and I think a good LinkedIn profile.

Martin ... Senior Executive

Thank you for the excellent and dynamic CV and LinkedIn profile you have prepared for me. The achievements you have included reinforce very positively my experience and competencies. The result is very impressive.

I.B. ... Director of Finance, Switzerland

Thanks for sending through the CV, I’m really pleased with it as it looks fantastic. A million times better than I could have ever achieved!

Mark ... Head of Finance

Over the weekend I shared my revised Non-Executive CV with a number of bodies that I had previously approached for Non-Executive Director positions.

I have received two phone calls already this morning from different people who want to discuss opportunities with me.

What a fantastic result! Thank you for your help.

M.J. ... Director, Finance

I really appreciate the effort you put into both my CV and Linked In profile, and the quality of the output. Thank you once again for all your help, and I look forward to working with you again in the future.

A.C. ... Transformation Programme Director

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