We are delighted to announce that financial services 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 as well as two category nominations. 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 nominations were in Best Accounting and Finance and Best Executive categories, with a win in the highly competitive Best New Graduate category. Her consistent recognition and award-winning success highlights City CV’s comprehensive proficiencies across sectors, industries and all levels of career experience. In addition to Victoria’s background in investment banking, her hand-picked team includes former financial services professionals and head hunters, who all demonstrate a thorough understanding of both buy and sell-side requirements. City CV use the most effective ways of presenting banking and finance professionals to the market across CVs, LinkedIn, cover letters and interview technique.

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Victoria McLean

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. Her specific expertise in banking and financial services is drawn from her role as 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.

City CV

Victoria leads a team of professional CV writers, coaches, consultants and strategists to provide tailored one-to-one CV writing, LinkedIn profile writing and interview coaching services for professionals in banking and financial services. Victoria and the team are able to consistently achieve winning outcomes for candidates at all levels, from graduates to Board-level in the highly competitive financial services, investment and banking sectors. The team has unrivalled writing expertise combined with insider knowledge of the latest banking and finance hiring practices, and in turn, connects 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 HR Directors, professional CV writers, and hiring experts from leading global blue chips.

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