In a nutshell
Wasn't sure what he wanted, needed affordable fix.
Eric has struggled to find work for quite a while. He's intelligent, but on paper was never the perfect fit for any employer looking at his old CV. And, he wasn't ready to spend a lot of money on something that already felt "good enough."
Eric used the kitchen-sink approach to CV writing and threw everything he might want to do into one page. This is a problem for a number of reasons, even if everything he talks about is right. First, we wove all his objectives together to help them relate to each other, in a narrative that made sense. Second, we replaced vague skills like "interpersonal communications" with specific assets like "complex calendar management." In Eric's situation, specific reads much better to both the human eye and sorting algorithms (computer programs that let hiring managers find people with certain skillsets).
We also spent some time with the presentation. A great confident story needs a look to match, so we went with a more professional look than his unformatted CV. Overall, I was happy we could get so much done with just the Professional Growth package!
I bought TopCV's CV review and have been recommending it to all of my friends. Applying for jobs online is like fishing - you're only going to catch something if you have good bait. TopCV gives you that bait... Worth every penny.
Eric bought the Professional Growth package. This package includes the essentials to get your CV past all human and technical filters:
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.
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 Eric needed.