Victoria McLean

Founder of City CV, a global careers consultancy

Victoria is CEO and founder of City CV, the firm that bridges the market gap for top quality CV and LinkedIn profile writing. She has built a client-focused business that empowers job seekers and helps companies to protect their most important resource – their people. With a big focus on gender diversity, for over two decades, she has worked with thousands of cross-industry-sector clients, up to and including C-suite and board level individuals, and has delivered outplacement programmes to corporates, SMEs, Government and Higher Education providers worldwide.

Victoria spent her earlier career in global recruitment in Sydney and London before joining Goldman Sachs and then Merrill Lynch, where she delivered insights that transformed recruitment strategy and influenced multinational resource allocation.

Frequently featured as a careers/diversity expert in leading media, Victoria regularly wins major international industry awards. A passionate advocate for women smashing the glass ceiling, she is in high demand as a keynote speaker at international events, and runs workshop and webinar programmes for City CV’s corporate partners.

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 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.

For IWD:

Challenge the status quo and smash the glass ceiling. International keynote speaker on all things women and career related for both employers and individuals. How to attract and retain top female talent. How to drive your career forward. The perfect CV. Sorry not sorry. Empowering women everywhere to achieve their career dreams. #Choosetochallenge

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