Based in Reading, Berkshire, Compelling CVs offers a professional CV writing service for business professionals, graduates and school leavers. They also offer Cover Letters, LinkedIn Profiles, Interview Skills Training, UCAS Statements, Directors' bios and Job Search support.
Formed in 2009 the company has many years' experience in human resources management and recruitment over a broad range of industries.
Compelling CVs cover Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, although, realistically, Compelling CVs can create your CV remotely through Skype, email and telephone contact. They have worked with clients throughout the UK, Europe, Hong Kong and Australia.
They know and understand what the recruiter is looking for, and have a clear idea of how to create CVs that will warrant closer scrutiny and potentially lead to an interview.
Working closely with clients, Compelling CVs produces professional CVs that will stand out from the crowd and fully reflect skills, aptitudes, experience, strengths and personality.
Compelling CVs also offer CV reviews, CV reformat and CV proofreading.
LinkedIn is the biggest professional search engine and is an extremely powerful tool for job seekers. Compelling CVs can set up clients' LinkedIn profiles or enhance existing profiles, either as part of its high end CV writing package, or as a standalone service. They can also create directors' bio's for your website or corporate literature.
Through questionnaires/emails and telephone interviews, CVs are compiled in professional format, with personal profiles that include key words which will grab the attention of the reader (or the electronic scanner).
Perfectly and accurately presented with clear and concise formatting, Compelling CVs does exactly what it says on the label - they produce truly compelling CVs.
The job market it highly competitive... Whether starting out as a school leaver, or with many years experience under your belt, it pays to invest in a professional CV that will enhance your job and career prospects.
With a steady stream of satisfied clients situated around the UK, including all age groups and people at all levels of their careers, from school leaver to senior executive, Barbara at Compelling CVs takes the trouble to get to know her clients... Find out what makes them tick... What they excel at... Where they want to get to. She makes valuable suggestions of what courses or reading might enhance their employability and takes a genuine interest in helping them achieve their goals.
The company is owned by Barbara Patrick who has worked in the Human Resources field since 1990 where she gained extensive recruitment experience. She started her CV Writing service because of the high volume of poor quality CVs she came across while recruiting.
Having worked in senior positions in a wide range of companies in both the private and public sectors, Barbara is experienced and knowledgeable. She draws on her own strengths to support her clients and always tries to go the extra mile. She provides a truly individual and personal service and stays in touch with many of her clients, taking a genuine interest in their progress and success.
Compelling CVs is affiliated with CIPD, FSB and HR Approved index.
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Recent customer reviewsView all 35 Reviews
|I've been very pleased with the readiness of Barbara at compelling CVs to provide telephone advice additionally to doing an excellent job at revising my cover letter and reformatting/revising my CV.|
I am impressed with the speed and genuine interest in my application. I am now applying with confidence.
|Compelling CVs provided a professional and informative service in preparing my son for the world of employment. They assisted him with his CV, instructed him in interview techniques and gave him encouragement, support and advice when required. I would highly recommend them.|
Company response : Thank you Jan.
We were delighted to help and hope everything is going in the right direction now. Keep in touch and let us know how it's all going.
|I had my CV and LinkedIn profile review done at Compelling CVs and was pleasantly surprised with the relevance, precision and quality of their work - spot on! Thank you very much. |
Company response : Hi Daria
Thank you for your review, I really appreciate that.
And thank you for the CV referral which I'm currently working on.
Let's catch up soon so I can hear how everything's working out.
|I came to Compelling CVs for an objective appraisal of how I present myself professionally and found working with Barbara very productive and a real pleasure. Her approach is highly personal, supportive and incisive, and I thoroughly recommend her services.|
Company response : Thank you Eva. That's really kind of you.
It's been a pleasure working with you and I look forward to hearing about your continued success.
Stay in touch!
|Took an old but updated CV which had got very disjointed and turned into a cohesive piece with punch. Pleasure to deal with and very efficient.|
Company response : Thanks Tony, it was a pleasure. Good luck!
|Barbara was exceptionally helpful and generous with her time. Very happy with the service.|
|Juliette Badger - Buntingford|
Company response : Thank you Juliette. It was a pleasure. Don't forget to let me know how it all goes. I'm sure you'll do amazingly well.
|I met Compelling CV's at the Bracknell and Wokingham College Recruitment Fair. Barbara is excellent at what she does. She will give you honest constructive feedback about your CV and helped me greatly with tips and careers advise that was second to none and has really helped me and my partner. I have and will recommended her to colleagues, friends and family.|
Company response : Thank you Mia,
That's really kind of you.
I look forward to hearing how you get on.
|I have received an excellent service from start to finish. Barbara takes the time to get to know her clients, their motivations, experience and their expectations and this effort is reflected in the CV. The service is professional and Barbara is fantastic to work with. |
Can't recommend 'Compelling CVs' enough.
Company response : Thank you Dennis, I really appreciate that.
It's been a pleasure working with you and I wish you every success in your career, in which I suspect you will shine brightly.
Please stay in touch and let me know how it goes. Good luck!
|Barbara offers a very good service. She helped review my LinkedIn account. I have taken her advice on board and made the recommended changes to my profile. She was very easy to do business with and I would recommend that you try using the services that she provides.|
|A fantastic professional service which resulted in a professional CV which got me interviews, cant thank compelling CV s enough for a great service. Would recommend to anyone.|
Company response : Thank you Michael. I'm pleased that you found the CV review helpful and I really appreciate your lovely comments.
Good luck with the job search. Let me know how it goes.