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Anyone fancy proof-reading my CV?

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threefeethighandrising Fri 05-Oct-12 15:50:47

Got to get a job asap!

Anyone fancy giving my CV a once over? I'll be eternally grateful! smile

threefeethighandrising Fri 05-Oct-12 16:11:50

hopeful bump smile

drcrab Tue 09-Oct-12 23:28:14

Sure why not. Pm me! smile

MirandaWest Tue 09-Oct-12 23:29:40

I'll have a look if you'd like smile Feel free to PM me.

rockinhippy Tue 09-Oct-12 23:34:08

I'll gladly do it too, feel free to pm me

threefeethighandrising Wed 10-Oct-12 00:10:04

Thanks people, I really appreciate it smile I'll send it to you now.

I know the personal profile is bullshit by the way! I got a bit stuck there!

EarningCurveCvs Wed 17-Oct-12 22:19:42

Hi, I offer a Free Cv Review for anyone who visits my website My name is Sian Richardson and I set up Career Master CVs to help people get the interviews thay need to get the job they want. So many people try to write their own CV, but it's a skill to write a CV that works. 39percent of recruiters surveyed by the Ladders said they felt they missed out on potentially good candidates because their CVs were poor.

Meggymoodle Tue 23-Oct-12 12:18:36

EarningCurveCvs - how do you make any money if you are doing it for free?

fraktion Tue 23-Oct-12 12:22:50

I assume because they offer a review and then tell you it could be made so much better but it'll cost you for the privilege.

In other words they don't say anything useful.

flowery Tue 23-Oct-12 12:26:30

Meggymoodle the free review will constitute telling the OP that her cv is rubbish and also telling her that Ms Richardson will make it wonderful for her for x fee.

For that reason OP, unless you are considering using a professional cv service, you may want to stick to people who have no agenda in reviewing it.

If you do want to use a professional cv service, I would suggest getting some personal recommendations from people who have used one, rather than using one who advertises themselves using your thread.

Many reputable services will offer a free review anyway.

EarningCurveCvs Mon 12-Nov-12 13:42:02

Hi All,
The coments above are very unhelpful to the lady who first asked for help and anyone trying to help. Yes I charge for my hard work and expertise - don't you? My post was meant to help the lady concerned, but clearly there are some who think they know better! I thought Mumsnet community was for working mums to share help and ideas/discussion etc within the community. Perhaps not?

* I have 24 years experience of recruiting/HR and CV writing as well as coaching people to develop themselves successfully in their chosen career.
* What would be the point of telling someone that a CV is fantastic if it isn't? The reason the person has sent it for a review in the first place is to find out whether it contains the essential information likely to gain them an interview.
* Whilst the majority of CVs I read every day need work, some are well formatted and well written - and that is exactly what I tell the sender! I DO NOT tell people they need to spend money on a new CV if they clearly don't need to.
*I set up and run this company to help people have a far better chance to secure interviews and gain employment not to rip them off as has been suggested by the correspondents above. I simply do not need to do that as I have plenty of clients who appreciate the service I offer and love the work I do which has helped them get where they want to be. There are many out there who need help but let's face it, there is not a great deal of real hep available.
* Recruiters send clients to me as they are so fed up of reading poorly written CVs - if a recruiter doesn't read your CV, you'll wait a long time to get an interview!
* The longer a person is unemployed, the more they'll lose in wages, so investing in a well written CV that gets people interviews and jobs quicker is often money well spent. A professional CV that works and can help you get the job and income you need can cost as little as some people spend on various leisure activities/clothes. What's your priority?

If anyone is interested in genuine professional help then feel free to get in touch. smile

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