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If you need a compelling, interview-winning CV to achieve your career goals, then The CV Confidence Coach podcast is for you. Join Lis McGuire, professional CV writer and founder of Giraffe CVs, for a weekly podcast jam-packed with CV writing tips and advice. Each week Lis shares proven and simple strategies to help you craft a compelling CV which increases career confidence, optimises your professional visibility and opens interview doors. Giraffe CVs was recommended by Guardian Careers as one of their top 10 Twitter accounts for careers advice, March 2014.

The CV Confidence Coach Podcast | CV Writing Tips | CV Tips | Lis McGuire | Giraffe CVs Lis McGuire | The CV Confidence Coach | Professional CV Writer | Founder of Professional CV Writing Service Giraffe CVs | Recommended by Guardian Careers as one of the top 10 Twitter accounts to follow for careers advice, March 2014

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If you need a compelling, interview-winning CV to achieve your career goals, then The CV Confidence Coach podcast is for you. Join Lis McGuire, professional CV writer and founder of Giraffe CVs, for a weekly podcast jam-packed with CV writing tips and advice. Each week Lis shares proven and simple strategies to help you craft a compelling CV which increases career confidence, optimises your professional visibility and opens interview doors. Giraffe CVs was recommended by Guardian Careers as one of their top 10 Twitter accounts for careers advice, March 2014.

    Confident CV: How Biscuits Can Improve Your CV

    Confident CV: How Biscuits Can Improve Your CV

    This week, discover how biscuits can improve your CV. Really!
    Also - big news! I have just published my first book on Amazon Kindle. It's called 'Ace Your CV, Elevate Your Career: A Five-Step System to Increase Career Confidence, Build Professional Visibility and Open Interview Doors' and you can download it here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01IDLQT9S

    • 7 min
    Confident CV: 5 Sources of CV Feedback

    Confident CV: 5 Sources of CV Feedback

    How do you know if your CV is good or not? This week's podcast examines five sources of CV feedback.

    • 12 min
    Confident Job Search: Be a Contender Not a Contestant

    Confident Job Search: Be a Contender Not a Contestant

    In your job search, do you ever feel that you are taking part, but not really competing? If so, you may have fallen into the easy trap of being a contestant, when your heart’s true desire is to be a contender.
    This week's podcast covers how to change that.

    • 7 min
    Confident Job Search: How to Write a Cover Email

    Confident Job Search: How to Write a Cover Email

    When it comes to applying for a role, you are very likely to email your application. If you do, you’ll need to write a cover email, attaching relevant documents, such as your CV and cover letter. Faced with this final hurdle before you hit the send button, you may ask yourself:
    What should I actually write in my cover email? Should the content of my cover email duplicate my cover letter and, if so, should I still attach my cover letter? How can I make the most of this opportunity and make a positive first impression? This podcast has the answers!

    • 14 min
    Confident CV: Two Questions to Shape Your CV

    Confident CV: Two Questions to Shape Your CV

    Tune in to discover the two questions that can cut right to the heart of your experience, helping you to create a gripping, page-turning career story.

    • 6 min
    Confident LinkedIn: How to Write Your LinkedIn Summary

    Confident LinkedIn: How to Write Your LinkedIn Summary

    The 2000-character LinkedIn summary section can strike fear into the heart of the bravest of job seekers. Stifled by the fear of professional embarrassment and good old-fashioned writer's block, countless members leave their summary blank. 
    If your LinkedIn summary is terrifying you, tune in to discover why you should complete it, what you should write about, and tips to ace this all-important LinkedIn section.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Deanspostbox ,

Lots of ideas that I hadn't thought of before

I've only listened to a couple of podcasts so far but I already have lots of new ideas on how to promote myself and already feel confident in applying for jobs. Now, I just have to get going and implement them 😬.
Thank you for this useful information!

Dashing15 ,

A Top bite-size series!

I love this series of podcasts on CV tips as well as interesting inputs from related job and career experts. A perfect format for Lis’s engaging style that is light in tone and full of practical advice from someone with tons of experience. Accessible, fun and highly recommended!

LisefromK ,

Such great advice from someone who totally knows her stuff!!

If you’re looking for a new job, looking to change career or just want an awesome CV, Lis McGuire, The CV Confidence Coach from Giraffe Cvs is your gal! She knows exactly how to extract all your good stuff (experience, skills, achievements) and place them in a structured and relevant way to create a totally amazing CV! Her podcasts are friendly, down to earth and full of great tips! Stick one on in the car, while you’re washing up, while you’re walking the dog,..you’ll be CV wiser afterwards!

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