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The latest news about job interview techniques, CV writing, LinkedIn profiles & our own news.

How to transition to a NED role

How to transition to a NED role

In our latest article, City CV’s Founder & CEO, Victoria McLean, gives her perspective on how executives can transition effectively to NED roles. She will probe the intricacies of an NED role, identify which skills are the most sought after, consider the balance...

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10 ways to retain talent in the hybrid working era

10 ways to retain talent in the hybrid working era

The process of recruiting the right talent might seem difficult enough, but retaining that talent  is an entirely different challenge. This issue is particularly prevalent in the post-pandemic position we have found ourselves in. Employee priorities have shifted; it...

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Why engaging and retaining your talent is a win-win

Why engaging and retaining your talent is a win-win

Keeping your employees inspired, engaged, and fulfilled is good for business. This is a known fact, and has been for decades. However, the working world has changed. With the unprecedented pause that came with Covid-19, employees wrestled with countless questions: Is...

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Graduates: How to write the perfect Investment Banking CV

Graduates: How to write the perfect Investment Banking CV

With an ever-increasing number of candidates intending to pursue a banking career, it has never been more competitive and demanding for fresh graduates, and it’s never been more important to write a great CV & LinkedIn profile. Drive, ambition, a high degree of...

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Independent Article – The Great Resignation

Independent Article – The Great Resignation

Are you one of the 38% of people planning to quit their job in the next 6 – 12 months? Our CEO, Victoria McLean spoke to The Independent on ‘THE GREAT RESIGNATION: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME TO QUIT YOUR JOB – AND HOW TO DO IT RIGHT’. The article looks at why people...

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Top tips for navigating today’s job market

Top tips for navigating today’s job market

Job hunting used to be a much simpler affair. You would send your standard CV to a few recruitment agencies - one that specialised in your sector or to a recommended head-hunter and then sit back and wait for the calls. Today’s job market is far more proactive and...

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5 reasons outplacement support is vital in redundancies

5 reasons outplacement support is vital in redundancies

Companies have been using a variety of methods to limit the impact of the pandemic on their employees and their business. Many have been able to furlough or redeploy staff, while others have cut executive bonuses or implemented a four-day week. But, sadly, the list of...

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How students can stand out in a challenging job market

How students can stand out in a challenging job market

Students have got to be prepared to make a herculean effort to stand out from the competition, especially in the current market. Our CEO, Victoria McLean spoke to The Guardian about how companies are making much more use of social media, particularly LinkedIn, to...

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