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3 July, 2024
12.30 – 1.30pm



Victoria McLean
Victoria McLean
Job Title
Founder and CEO
Hanover | City CV
Hugh Meatyard
Hugh Meatyard
Job Title
Recruitment Manager

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Your CV can help elevate your professional future in the procurement and supply chain sector.

The right one will bypass the technology and the initial five second human scan to earmark you for your target role. Isn’t that what a great CV is all about?

Writing your own CV – especially for those positions of high authority – doesn’t always come naturally. Everyone benefits from fresh eyes, perspective and industry insight. Your CV must articulate your distinctive skills and attributes in a way that shows the value you can bring to a future employer in an executive role. With fewer open roles in the market, it’s never been more important to understand what hiring managers look for in a CV when recruiting executive professionals.

In this one-hour masterclass, learn CV writing tips and strategies from Victoria McLean, Founder and CEO of City CV – a career industry expert, award-winning CV writer and coach, who has helped over 30,000 candidates secure their dream role.

Victoria has developed a nuanced and strategic approach, which fuses market knowledge with a deep understanding of recruitment techniques to help build your personal brand and create a compelling CV story for some of the top performing roles in procurement and supply chain.

Learn how to create a strong and authentic CV which will help you apply for positions like chief procurement officer, head of procurement, and supply chain director. Expertise and insider knowledge gathered from years of international CV writing and recruiting will be shared, including:

  • CV evolution - how AI and algorithms can make or break your career (and how to beat the CV robots)

  • Soft skills to avoid in your CV - how to show, not tell

  • The essentials for every bullet point

  • How to ‘prove it’

  • Be 'smart' - sell yourself every step of the way

  • Avoid the formatting errors that guarantee rejection from most CV screening systems

  • The two mistakes that spell rejection from 97% of recruiters

  • Live Q&A

Our speaker

Victoria McLean, Founder and CEO, Hanover | City CV

Victoria spent her earlier career in global recruitment before joining Goldman Sachs and then Merrill Lynch, where she delivered insights that transformed recruitment strategy and influenced multinational resource allocation. In 2009 she founded City CV to bridge a market gap for top-quality CV and profile writing. Since then, Victoria has grown City CV into an international, client-focused business that empowers jobseekers and helps companies to protect their most important resource – their people.

Passionate about DE&I, Victoria is a regular speaker at women’s networks. Her original insights address the imposter syndrome, the impact of menopause on business success, setting boundaries at work, and staying visible in a hybrid world.

Under Victoria’s leadership, City CV’s team of writers and executive coaches transform careers and guide businesses on how best to inspire, raise brand awareness, take care of the people they let go and optimise employee engagement.