Our CV Writers and Interview Coaches
The CV Centre® was formed in 1998 and since then we have written over 150,000 CVs.
The company brings together an international team of employment consultants, each with many years' experience in their respective fields - as Personnel and HR Managers, Recruitment Consultants, Outplacement Strategists, etc.
We have a team of over 100 writers and interview coaches. Here's a selection of their mini-biographies:
After working as a writer for The CV Centre® for the past 11 years, Katy has recently been promoted to the role of Managing Editor with the primary focus on improving quality standards whilst providing guidance, support and assistance to all other writers employed by the company.
Katy is a highly experienced CV writer specialising in writing CVs, job application forms, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles for clients from all backgrounds. She has helped to train many new CV consultants to ensure that they meet the exacting requirements of the company and has also represented the company at graduate fairs to deliver presentations on CV writing skills.
Alongside her work with The CV Centre®, Katy is currently studying towards an M.A. in Career Guidance to broaden her understanding of the wider labour market.
Sue is an expert CV writer with over 15 years of government experience in education and training at delivery and management level. With practical skills and knowledge of recruitment, staffing, commissioning, marketing, training and development within the public and private sectors, Sue is able train and guide new CV writers to meet the high standards of The CV Centre®. Sue authors 1000s of manual level to executive level CVs each year along with displaying exceptional English grammar and language skills for editing and proof reading for the quality control of The CV Centre® products.
“Your CV is your marketing document, although detailed, it should also be an easy read. Your CV should create a general interest in you as a candidate, hopefully resulting in an invitation to interview.
The CV does not get you the job, it is the interview that gets you the job, the CV gets the interview.”
What Customers Are Saying About Sue
Thank you so much for the CV and for getting back to me soon. The CV now looks really great. Once again, many thanks indeed for your help.
Can't wait to start recommending your services to my friends and family.
All the best.”
Jen is a Senior Consultant at The CV Centre® and has written over 1,000 CVs, cover letters, application forms and Linked In profiles for clients at all levels of business, from graduates to senior executives, across a wide range of industries. She also trains new employees and contributes to the company blog.
Before working for The CV Centre®, Jen worked full-time as a Project Manager at a leading multinational whilst completing a degree as a mature student. Her background is in print, packaging, proof reading and administration, and she also has a good knowledge of the education sector.
Carol is an accomplished professional writer who has developed CVs for professionals in both the public and private sectors worldwide. With 25 years’ management experience she understands the recruitment process from the perspective of both the employer and the CV author, having been directly responsible for recruiting staff for the businesses she worked in. Now a full time writer, she enjoys distilling the information her clients provide to create concise CVs which have real impact whilst still allowing the individual’s personality, style and voice to shine through.
In addition to working as a CV Consultant she also develops online content for a number of high profile clients and writes magazine and newspaper articles on behalf of a handful of local independent businesses in her home town.
Having now been a CV writer for over 3 years, Katie has written several thousand CVs for professionals spanning a wide variety of industries, successfully "selling" these people to potential employers.
She has over 10 years experience as a senior manager in marketing and communications, writing and editing promotional and campaign copy to sell a variety of products and services across a number of industries. A consummate professional, she utilises her high level of attention to detail, coupled with extensive writing experience and a multitude of qualifications in order to provide a professional writing service.
Susanna joined us last year as a CV Writing Consultant and has rapidly become a competent and established writer. She is currently planning to begin a Masters course in Marketing and French, while continuing to work for The CV Centre®.
Susanna attended Sussex University (UK) where she read Law. She then spent time travelling throughout Europe and North Africa, spending extended periods in Switzerland and France developing her language skills. Upon returning to the UK, Susanna worked in a local primary school for 8 years, while gaining a degree in Education, providing her with excellent standards of academic and report-style writing and a strong understanding of the grammatical basis of English. She left the school to set up a successful coffee shop business in her local town, which continues to run without Susanna’s daily input.
Sean has been working for The CV Centre® since 2005 from his base in Argentina. Having begun his career in recruitment, he went on to work in a number of different writing and editing roles for an international client-base. He has written thousands of professional CVs over the past seven years and his experience combines first-hand knowledge of HR, with an extensive understanding of the demands of writing for blue chip organisations.
Maria has worked for the The CV Centre® for more than 6 years and is a hugely experienced interview, voice and presentation skills coach (M.A.). She has a well renowned past in international businesses and organisations. She specialises in strategic interview preparation and is also a skilled personal development trainer.
Pardeep is a CV writing professional with a background in Business, Marketing and HR, enabling her to transfer these skills and knowledge into the CVs, cover letters and application forms she writes for our clients. As a freelance writer, Pardeep is experienced in writing for a range of businesses and target audiences and possesses a knack for communicating the right message to achieve maximum impact. Outside of her work for The CV Centre®, she also runs writing courses for those looking to improve their own skills.
Utilising her marketing expertise, she believes in the importance of ‘selling yourself’ via your CV and enjoys helping clients in achieving their career objectives.
Hazel has been a full member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development for over 10 years and has extensive Human Resources and recruitment experience, having successfully interviewed in excess of a 1,000 candidates and recruited hundreds of staff with varied skill sets at all levels and stages of their careers. In addition she is an NLP trainer and is skilled in training managers in employment law and interview skills.
Steph has served a full career in HM Forces where she achieved the rank of Warrant Officer. She has undertaken personal assistant and executive assistant roles, delivering outstanding levels of service to personnel at the highest levels within government. More recently she has undertaken challenging project management roles, including providing executive transport to many senior military and political figures during major airshows and overseeing all associated logistics aspects.
A keen sportswoman who has travelled extensively both for business and leisure, Steph has been writing CVs professionally for 3 years. Her background lends her to writing outstanding CVs for ex-military personnel, where she is able to translate the key skills and trades required of a professional soldier into a language accepted and understood by prospective employers. She also enjoys writing management, administrative and project management oriented CVs.
Sarah has eleven years experience in CV consultancy, HR and recruitment, including three years with The CV Centre®. With a solid track record of creating CVs and cover letters for professionals at all ability levels and within most job markets, Sarah focuses on turning the CV into a sales tool. Highlighting a customer’s key selling points, she knows it is possible to differentiate anybody from the competition by focusing on achievements, outcomes and contributions.
Sarah loves to show people their value. She wants to make them stand out. She knows that everyone has something positive to offer but also knows from experience as a recruiter the frustration of sifting through dozens of uninspiring CVs. Sarah believes it doesn’t have to be that way, particularly if you draw upon the wisdom of those who know what recruiters are looking for, and can present you in a way that will catch their attention.
Rachael is an experienced business support professional, freelance writer and researcher. She has a wealth of experience in the fields of administration, internet marketing and research and specialises in management information systems. Rachael has authored many CVs covering a wide range of sectors for clients at all stages of their career from students to senior managers and has also written social media profiles for a wide range of professionals.
Rachael has a Bachelor's degree with honours and a HNC in Business from the Open University (UK) and numerous professional qualifications including approved status in copywriting and business support related qualifications.
Wendy started writing CVs in 2010. Since then she has worked with a wide range of people and helped them get the jobs they wanted. She has assisted new graduates beginning their careers, as well as experienced business, government, science, engineering, law enforcement, education and medical professionals. A lot of the people she has worked with have directly attributed their career breakthroughs to her work.
Wendy studied Economics and Business Management at University, achieving a 1st Class Honours degree. She worked for over ten years in finance, analysis and management - including as a Chartered Financial Manager and a Management Recruiter.
She recently moved on from the City to bring up her young family, but maintains her professional life too. Her training and experience in all of her various roles means she is ideally suited as a CV writer. She knows exactly what the best employers are looking for - a high quality, concise CV.
She has developed a sharp eye for how to shape a CV into a sleek, smooth and - above all - interesting and eye-catching read. She particularly enjoys working with clients to ensure their CV is exactly what they require.
Chris joined us early this year as a CV Writing Consultant and has rapidly become a competent, experienced and established writer. He writes CVs, application forms and LinkedIn profiles on a daily basis, for clients at all levels of business, from graduates to senior executives, across a wide range of industries. Before working for The CV Centre®, Chris worked full-time as a Senior Software Development Manager for over 10 years. His background is in technology and business. He is also an accomplished business requirements analyst.
A highly driven professional, with a high level of attention to detail, extensive writing and requirements gathering experience, which provides to his clients a professional CV writing service.
Kerrie-Anne recently joined us as a CV Writing Consultant and is becoming an established and competent writer.
For 15 years she worked as a Legal Secretary/Paralegal in various fields of law (such as workers' compensation, commercial law and conveyancing). She also had her own personal assistant to cope with the workload! Kerrie-Anne has also completed an Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies) at Southern Cross University in Lismore.
Kerrie-Anne now enjoys writing CVs and covering letters for our clients in order to help them find that perfect job.
I have been writing for the The CV Centre® since April 2010. I am currently a Mathematics and English instructor for Kumon Education UK and Ireland and run my own centre which I started last year. I also spent five years as a primary school teacher and in between had my two children. I also spent nine years working as a recruitment manager in a finance recruitment consultancy recruiting finance directors, part-qualified accountants, etc. in London and Bristol. My experience in recruitment, (interviewing candidates, preparing CVs and sourcing suitable candidates for vacancies) has helped me in becoming a professional CV writer.
When I have time, I am on the committee for a local charity Wibbthorne who raise money for buying equipment for Christies, helping them to fight cancer.