City CV’s Victoria McLean Nominated for TORI Award

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Founder and Director of City CV Victoria McLean gained recognition for her excellent CV writing in the TORI award nominations, receiving a nomination for one of these prestigious awards for the third year running.

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The TORIs embrace the concept of a gold standard against which CV writers can be judged and assessed.

Victoria McLean, Founder and Director of City CV, has been nominated for ‘Best New Graduate CV’ at the TORI (Toast of the Resume Industry) awards. A TORI, which highlights the work of professionals in the CV writing and recruitment industry, is one of the most prestigious honours a CV writer can achieve.

This is the third year in a row that Victoria has received a TORI nomination. Her nominations include ‘Best International CV 2012’ and ‘Best New Graduate CV 2012’, and ‘Best Sales and Marketing CV 2011.’

Hosted annually by Career Directors International, the TORIs have recognised and honoured the very best in global CV writing talent since 2000. It’s a highly distinguished competition that not only showcases the best of the best across the industry, but also champions new trends, techniques and approaches in the discipline. By adhering to rigorous criteria requirements, the TORIs embrace the concept of a gold standard against which CV writers can be judged and assessed.

Professional CV writers submitted entries for the TORI Awards in June 2013 and a panel of the industry’s top writers were selected to judge the submissions. CDI Officers will be making the final ruling later this month. The winning CVs and cover letters will be announced in October.

This year’s judging panel consists of Brian McComak, Director of HR at L’Oreal; Amy Clem, Senior Recruiter at Volkswagen; Barbara Safani of Career Solvers; Vera Morales, Regional HR Director at Wal-Mart; Darlene Dassy of Dynamic Resume Solutions; Joe Sabrin, Founder of; Tina Kashlak, Regional HR Manager for Pacific Sunwear of California; Laura Labovich of A&E Consulting; Marta Hayes-Trice; Senior Manager of Career Services at ASAE; Tony Deblauwe from HR4Change; Robin Schlinger of Robin’s Resumes; Lynn M. Lorenz, “HR Goddess”; Delia Troy, VP of Recruitment Process Outsourcing at Beeline; Dave Guerra, CEO of Corpus Optima; Diane Long, HR Consultant; and Laura Drew, Career Coach at CIJSE.

Career Directors International is raising the bar and setting new standards for CV writers and career coaches worldwide. With more than 400 members, the organization provides continuing education, testing, and coaching for industry professionals across the globe.

About Victoria McLean

Victoria McLean, Managing Director of City CV, is a Certified Advanced Resume Strategist and a Professional Employment Interview Coach. Victoria has over 15 years’ experience across the CV writing, interview coaching, recruitment and management arenas. This includes working on-site as a recruitment specialist at two of the world's largest investment banks: Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. Victoria is a member of CDI (Career Directors International), where she holds positions of ‘Banking and Finance Expert’ and ‘International Expert’, and PARW (Professional Association of Resume Writers).

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