CV Writing

Whatever your industry or experience, I’ll write you a CV that will make you stand out from the crowd and open doors for you.

I offer a number of different package options to choose from. In each one I will:

  • Send you an Information Gathering Form and a free (optional) online personality test to complete.
  • Hold a consultation with you face to face, by phone, Skype or Zoom.
  • Target your CV to the role you wish to apply for, with key word optimisation.
  • Write a draft 1-2 page CV for your review, within 5 working days of consultation/payment.
  • Provide a final CV in Word and PDF.



This service is for people in non-professional and/or non-managerial positions.

Includes a 45 minute consultation by phone, Skype, Zoom or face to face (Caversham).


This service is for people in managerial / professional positions.

Includes a 1 hour consultation by phone, Skype, Zoom or face to face (Caversham).


This service is for people at Senior Management / Director level.

Includes a 1.5 hour consultation by phone, Skype, Zoom or face to face (Caversham).


This service is for Senior Directors / CEOs.

Includes a 2 hour consultation by phone, Skype, Zoom or face to face (Caversham) PLUS an extra 30 minutes call half way through the process.

Not sure which service you want or have any queries? 

Call me on 0118 9472488 (9am-3pm Monday to Friday) or email me at


My Other Services

Cover Letter


I will write you a cover letter (targeted or speculative) that is well presented, well structured and that ties in with your CV.

Please note I only offer this service if you are having a CV written by me.

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LinkedIn Profile

£175 - £250 (less if having CV written)

I will write / update all parts of the profile to show off your experience, skills and education.

Includes up to a 1 hour consultation by phone, Skype or Zoom.

£175 (£90) for up to 9 years' experience.
£215 (£105) for 10+ years' experience.
£250 (£125) for senior/executive roles.

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CV Redesign


A reformatted CV for those who are happy with the content of their CV.

I will reformat and improve the layout of your existing CV, proofread your CV, correcting any grammatical errors and spelling mistakes.

CV Troubleshoot


Writing your CV and need a professional eye to spot improvements?

Send me your CV and I will review the design and content, and recommend five areas you can improve to make your CV shine.

eBook: My top tips for a winning CV


Are you writing your CV and feeling overwhelmed by all the information and advice online?
Would you like key pointers that guide you on how to write a winning CV?
My eBook is 17 pages full of tips based on my experience as a CV writer and an HR professional / in recruitment.

Once your order is received your eBook will be delivered to your inbox and you can start improving your CV.

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Online Course: Land the job - write a CV that will open doors to interviews and help you land the job


(Course + CV Review £79)

In this course, I share the key things I have learnt over the years that will get your CV seen, read, and land you an interview.

The lessons are a mixture of video and text, and there are worksheets to help you write your CV in clear, simple steps.

Click here to find out more and purchase the course


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