How can it’s that point of yr already? Welcome again behind the scenes of CV Shed as I conduct the normal annual overview of what I’ve been as much as lately. One factor’s for certain – it’s been busy!
CVs for personal clients
CV writing business has been hectic lately and I’ve had extra orders from non-public clients than I can ever keep in mind having earlier than. These orders are the center of my enterprise – I really like not simply presenting clients with a CV that can assist them to land interviews, but additionally listening to how assured it makes them really feel once they learn them.
Only a collection of CVs that I’ve written lately embody: a Content material Author, a Gross sales and Advertising and marketing Specialist, a Communications Director, a postgraduate scholar, an import-export enterprise proprietor, a Head of Studying and Improvement, a Technical IT Mission Supervisor and a Group Administrator.
On the finish of final yr, I grew to become the Editor of a UK weblog centered on CVs and job search subjects. Since then, the shopper has requested me to take over two of their US blogs as effectively. The three blogs whole over 2,000 posts to this point and I’m step by step going over the outdated posts to carry them as much as scratch while including 22 new posts every month from my marvellous staff of writers on each side of the Atlantic.
I’ve additionally been modifying weblog posts and newsletters for a serviced condo firm (assume Airbnb for the chief market), which has been actually fascinating and an effective way to step outdoors my common subject material. It’s jogged my memory how a lot I really like engaged on the modifying aspect of my enterprise!
The serviced condo firm has additionally requested me to write down weblog posts for them – once more that is one thing I’ve had nice enjoyable doing. Because it wants extra analysis than my common subjects, I’m discovering out loads of fascinating details about locations I’ve by no means been to!
On prime of that, I proceed to write down posts for the
CV Shed blog – partly to assist potential clients and jobseekers and partly simply because I really like doing it! I additionally write the odd publish for the UK job search weblog that I edit, too.
A couple of weeks again I revamped my
CV review service and it’s proved overwhelmingly in style! A number of folks have taken me up on the provide of a free CV overview – they’re an effective way to boost consciousness of CV Shed and convey new clients into the enterprise, while nonetheless providing worth to those who can’t stretch to a full skilled re-write.
I’ve been serving to one other CV author to create CVs for a authorities contract that she has. These CVs are typically for unemployed folks aiming to get again into work, so it’s been very rewarding to have the ability to make a distinction to their job search.
I nonetheless work with a building firm to write down employees profiles for his or her bidding packs. The amount has dropped since I began – I initially had each worker on my to-do record! Now the majority of the work is finished and I solely want to arrange profiles for his or her new starters as they step into the enterprise.
For causes I can’t completely fathom, I made a decision in the summertime – virtually on a whim – that I’d do a Grasp’s diploma. I’m now learning in the direction of an MA in Utilized English at Nottingham College. Fortunately, it’s a distance studying course, and tremendous versatile, so it’s becoming very well round my different commitments. One project accomplished… 17 extra to go!
I’ve additionally develop into a licensed member of the British Affiliation of CV Writers and usually attend their Lunch & Be taught classes. Though we’re technically rivals, everyone seems to be tremendous supportive and it’s an ideal useful resource for each discovering new purchasers and referring current purchasers onwards. It is also reassuring for my clients to know that they are working with an accredited CV author, in what has develop into a really overcrowded business.
Can I assist you?
It’s been busier than ever right here at CV Shed, however when you need assistance I’ll at all times discover time. Whether or not you’re after
a new CV,
a free review, or
content writing and editing services, I could make you sound wonderful! Simply
get in touch and I’ll look ahead to working with you within the new yr.