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City CV Blog

Welcome to our blog. This is where you can find the latest insights and expert knowledge on career transformations, job interview techniques, career coaching, CV writing and LinkedIn profiles.

Can your CV be read by Applicant Tracking Systems?

Can your CV be read by Applicant Tracking Systems?

Technology is playing an increasingly pivotal role in the world of job hunting. As organisations seek to streamline their hiring process, more and more recruiters (75% of them to be exact) are relying on software to identify the most relevant and qualified...

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How to support your employees through a cycle of change

How to support your employees through a cycle of change

Supporting your employees through a cycle of change isn't easy. In 1969, psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross wrote about the five stages of grief in her book “On Death and Dying.” Since then, the Kübler-Ross model has been applied in much wider contexts where change is...

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Mentorship and Sponsorship: The Power of Female Role Models

Mentorship and Sponsorship: The Power of Female Role Models

Mentorship and sponsorship can play crucial roles in empowering women in the workplace. They are distinct but complementary forms of support that help women overcome barriers, advance their careers and achieve professional goals. The combined impact of mentorship and...

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Women in Leadership: Breaking Barriers and Driving Change

Women in Leadership: Breaking Barriers and Driving Change

Women have made considerable progress into middle management roles. But women in leadership is still an underrepresented category. This glass ceiling is perpetuated by systemic biases, stereotypes and limited opportunities for mentorship. To break this barrier,...

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Developing Emotional Intelligence Through Executive Coaching

Developing Emotional Intelligence Through Executive Coaching

Developing emotional intelligence (EI) through executive coaching is a powerful approach to enhance leadership effectiveness, interpersonal skills and overall professional growth.  But what is EI? In essence, it’s the ability to understand, manage and influence both...

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6 Traits of a Successful Non-Executive Director

6 Traits of a Successful Non-Executive Director

Are you looking for a non-executive director role? NEDs play a pivotal part in modern corporate governance, contributing their expertise, insights and independent perspectives to guide organisations toward success. In an era of complex business landscapes and...

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5 Reasons Outplacement Support is Vital in Redundancies

5 Reasons Outplacement Support is Vital in Redundancies

Companies use a variety of methods to limit the impact of redundancies on their employees and their business. Very few sectors are immune from having to enforce cutbacks, but there are ways that forward-thinking businesses can make an immediate and sustained...

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5 Reasons Why An Executive Coach Is A Sound Investment

5 Reasons Why An Executive Coach Is A Sound Investment

Hiring an executive coach is an investment - and it’s one that’s well worth it. Providing personalised support, objective feedback and expert guidance, an executive coach empowers leaders to develop their strengths, propelling them - and the organisation - to new...

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