Wednesday webinar at one: The perfect financial services CV

Wednesday 09 November 2022 | 13:00 - 13:40 | Webinar

This event has been organised by CFA UK's Soft Skills working group.

Learn how to create a winning, interview-generating financial services CV that will beat the CV robots and impress all recruiters.

Q1 is the quarter with the most movement in the financial services job market. Employees leave and the banks/investment managers hire. Get yourself and your CV in perfect shape. If you leave it till January, you may have left it too late. Now is the time to get yourself ready for the big reshuffle.

In this unmissable session, you will learn how to write a CV for financial services. CEO of City CV and a former Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch Head of Recruitment, Victoria McLean provides a step-by-step guide to proving your value on paper to land the job of your dreams.

Learning objectives

  • Beat the algorithms that 99% of recruiters use to screen your CV
  • Maximise your earning potential - impress the recruiter by proving your worth
  • Create the perfect bullet point that will be so good, you’ll want to hire yourself


Registration: 12:55

Event: 13:00 - 13:40 


Victoria McLean, CEO, City CV

Victoria spent her earlier career in global recruitment before joining Goldman Sachs and then Merrill Lynch, where she led much of the recruitment effort. In 2009 she founded City CV to bridge a market gap for top-quality CV and profile writing. Since then Victoria has grown City CV into an international client-focused business that empowers job seekers and helps companies to protect their most important resource – their people.

Frequently featured as a careers expert in leading media, Victoria regularly wins major international industry awards. She is in high demand as a keynote speaker at international events and has toured several continents to speak at CFA events and conferences.

Today, Victoria and every member of the City CV team share a common goal – to change lives. Under Victoria’s leadership, City CV’s team of CV writers and executive coaches transform careers and guide businesses on how best to inspire, raise brand awareness, take care of the people they let go and optimise employee engagement.

Victoria is CEO of City CV and of Hanover Talent Solutions. She is on the board of the Hanover Group, a corporate board member at Rainbow Trust, and board advisor to the BACVW. Professional memberships include the Institute of Directors, ChairX, Career Directors International, and the Professional Association of Resume Writers.

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