CV / LinkedIn Writing
Is your CV or LinkedIn letting you down? Are you finding it hard to put into words what you have accomplished? Do you have the time it takes to make your CV and LinkedIn stand out? Do you know what it takes to get short-listed by hiring managers, recruiters, headhunters, or ATS (applicant tracking systems)?
As a seasoned HR professional, Patricia has spent over 10 years successfully supporting people in the public and private sectors to bring their best selves forward and get shortlisted for even the most sought-after managerial positions. As an accomplished CV writer, she knows how to analyse job descriptions and ensure that the main needs of the employer are being brought to life. Her gift is her ability to capture your achievements in a way that creates a great first impression that opens doors.
CV Writing Process
Patricia will ask you to provide her with your current CV, a job description, and/or an advertisement for the role you wish to gain before you meet. She will review all of the documents and pinpoint the information that is missing or needs more detail. In your meeting, she will gather the missing information by asking you questions relating to what the hiring manager would value in particular your achievements. She will then rewrite your CV on your behalf to ensure your experience resonates with the main needs of the role.
LinkedIn Writing Process
Patricia will first ask you what your main goal in using LinkedIn is; apply for a role through LinkedIn, get headhunted for senior roles, personal brand, increase your network, increase sales, board membership etc.
She will ask you to provide her with your public profile LinkedIn URL (if you have one) and any other information such as your CV, and a job description for your ideal role before you meet. She will review your profile and the impression it gives, what is working and what needs to be improved to meet your LinkedIn goal. In your meeting, she will ask questions that will support her in having the right information to strengthen your profile and ranking. She will rewrite your LinkedIn Profile on your behalf to ensure your personal brand resonates with how you want and need to be portrayed to fulfil your main LinkedIn goal.
CV / LinkedIn Review Process
The CV or LinkedIn review service provides you with constructive professional HR feedback. It entails your CV or LinkedIn profile being reviewed by Patricia, against your ideal job or other LinkedIn goal. She will highlight what needs to change, be removed, or be added and why. Armed with this information you are now in a position to update and tweak your CV or LinkedIn yourself. The CV or LinkedIn Review service is a great opportunity to have professional feedback on the impression you make and how to strengthen it.