Victoria McLean

The CV Queen - CEO, global award-winning career expert

Victoria McLean is the CV Queen – the UK’s leading expert in writing CVs, career advice and career coaching, as well as helping you nail those all-important job interviews. A mum of two who founded her global award-winning company City CV single-handedly, Victoria is particularly passionate about helping women get back to work after career breaks to raise a family, as well as helping all women smash the glass ceiling in a bid to close the gender pay gap. A former recruitment head in the City, she also specialises in working with veterans to land them dream roles after leaving the military, helps graduates transition from study to the work place and coaches CEOs to grow their businesses and careers. Victoria’s extensive knowledge and expertise means she can offer you incisive comment and thought leadership on a massive range of career-based topics across all industries and global markets. She can also deliver insider know-how in the ever-changing career development arena, whether providing comment to journalists, writing features or sitting on industry panels. As a result, Victoria has extensive experience appearing on TV and radio, as well as in print and online media. Victoria McClean The CV Queen is the UK’s go-to expert for anything job related - and her advice is often life-changing, as shown by her incredible results with everyone from students to top global CEOs. Below is just a selection of her other areas of expertise: How to write a winning CV LinkedIn profiles that get jobs CV, LinkedIn and interview clinics Redundancy – what next? Excelling at interview – preparation, coaching, advice Securing a role in the City Step by step career change Taking the first step on the career ladder Leaving the armed forces – what now? Navigating the UK and international job markets Women and the glass ceiling Executive coaching Corporate outplacement MBS and graduate CVs and careers Tailoring your job search for different cultures Creating your own job search strategy Closing the gender pay gap MORE about Victoria McLean The CV Queen… Following a successful City career including steering recruitment at both Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, Victoria established City CV in 2008. The former head of recruitment identified a gap in the market for high quality CV writing, career development and interview skills training. Since then, she has expanded the business to overseas markets, including the Middle East and top business schools in Europe. She has grown City CV to encompass a range of sectors from finance and accountancy through to media and advertising, and the company regularly wins major international industry awards. An executive member of Career Directors International, Victoria holds posts as ‘International Expert’ and ‘Banking and Finance Expert’. City CV works with thousands of individual clients a year, as well as eminent universities, business schools and companies to provide outplacement support. City CV partners with specialist recruitment agencies, leads training programmes and also hosts webinars . VICTORIA MCLEAN THE CV QUEEN - As featured by: Channel 4, Cosmopolitan, The Guardian, CityAM, Mail Online, iNews, Economia, Careeba, Business Matters, Saga Magazine, BBC Radio Five Live, BBC Radio London, BBC WM, Resumes for Dummies, E-financial Careers, City Jobs, Wikijobs.