Old CV

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Carmen's CV Case Study


14 years

Previous Job

Health Care Specialist & Full-Time Mother

In a nutshell

Bad at boasting, needed industry-specific CV

The challenge

Carmen has a great story: she worked her way from a checkout operator to a store manager to a general practical nurse. She recently took a break from her career to be with her family and has had a difficult time working this into her CV.

She was very modest and timid in her applications and needed a spark to get employers' attention.

How Sue, a TopCV writer, helped Carmen

After talking with her on the telephone, I'd hire her in a heartbeat! The bottom line is she's a great, but modest, health care worker that needed to brag more. There's a shortage of nursing professionals and she's qualified, so I stacked the front of her CV with a rich intro and summary of credentials. It's plain on purpose -- to read more powerfully -- and it still fits on one page.

Also, the health industry is huge and relies more on Application Tracking Systems than others, so getting the right keywords into the CV was important to get her interviews. We took her CV and fed it into 60 different job boards with our CV promotion service. We just needed to get her in the door so that she could tell her story in person!

In her own words

My CV turned out to have exactly what I thought it needed to boost me to the next level of my career path and I want to thank you, Sue very much for your services. It was well worth it.

Package details

Carmen bought the Career Evolution package as well as a phone consultation and CV promotion. The base package guarantees that a top CPRW Certified Writer will quickly return a first draft, as well as the following benefits:

  • Professionally-written - By experts that know your industry.
  • Formatted for success - Formatting that will get an Employer's attention.
  • Keyword optimised - Your CV will be optimised to pass through Applicant Tracking Systems.
  • Cover letter - Employers are 40% more likely to read a CV with a cover letter.
  • 60-day interview guarantee.

Carmen also bought:

  • Phone Consultation - Spend extra time with your writer to make sure your CV is perfect.

What customers say about us

I had a four-page CV that stated a lot of completed tasks but had no clear vision. TopCV re-wrote my CV, enriched it with keywords and accomplishments, condensed it to two pages, and I had an interview within a week.
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I highly recommend TopCV. I am a happy job hunter once again, confident that my abilities have now been highlighted with my experience and qualifications. [Even] if you don't know how to sell yourself, TopCV do.

We crafted a plan that was exactly what Carmen needed.

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