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Matt Craven

Matt is the Founder of The CV & Interview Advisors and Linked-In-Credible. He is considered to be a thought-leader in Personal Branding and is regularly engaged as a public speaker to deliver advice and guidance to global audiences on all things related to CV authoring, career advancement, LinkedIn, personal branding and thought leadership.

Matt started his career in sales and operations roles in the vehicle hire sector, moving into recruitment in 1999 and doing everything from junior contract recruitment through to senior level search. Matt subsequently headed-up several teams, operating at Senior Manager level.

In 2006, Matt took the plunge and set-up The CV & Interview Advisors which he has grown into a market-leading business with a global client base and partnerships with some of the UK and World's most illustrious associations and institutes.

As well as running multiple businesses, Matt spends his time researching and developing The CV & Interview Advisors and Linked-In-Credible's intellectual property e.g. copywriting and coaching methodologies.

Author Content

Calm-inducing tips for an irate contractor, convinced his CV rewriter is all programming, no pulse.

28th July, 2020 | CV Guides

‘It’s where you put it that counts, otherwise your chances as a PM will suffer.’

24th June, 2020 | CV Guides

LinkedIn and work-winning expert Matt Craven thinks not.

18th June, 2020 | CV Guides

Six things that whoever writes your CV (other than you) can’t afford to miss, whether they charge or not.

How to ace your virtual job interview as a contractor: Wear Y-fronts (and other top tips).

4th May, 2020 | Guide To Interviews

Make like Rocky, not Bob, if you want to survive n’ thrive through the coronavirus outbreak.

22nd April, 2020 | Coronavirus

Tactics to tackle the potential cost of April 2021’s tax changes are a must. What are yours?

25th March, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Just like a certain other problem, there’s no quick fix to getting your offline and online profile in perfect health.

17th March, 2020 | CV Guides

As you start to cosy up to the full-time jobs market, best avoid turning off its agents.

6th March, 2020 | CV Guides

Almost 10 updates to your resumé are required, for old and new IR35 compliance.

27th November, 2019 | CV Guides

How to stop agencies just clogging your feed, with a little help from the Beatles.

1st October, 2019 | CV Guides

Follow five golden rules before Wednesday’s webinar to close out any and all competition.

19th August, 2019 | CV Guides

A permie who’s already started contracting (in spirit) can join next week’s webinar to try to pacify his mad manager.

14th August, 2019 | CV Guides

Our new PM is many things, but have you got him pegged as a rate-negotiation model? You should.

Agents are among those who want it all now. Don’t disappoint; do it in near-real time.

Submit your CV for a live anonymised review, once you cleanse it of these six faux pas.

19th June, 2019 | CV Guides

It’s a mistake to turn down the simple requests of your customer’s partner. Just roll with it.

23rd April, 2019 | CV Guides

Just as 2-year-olds have their ABCs, ‘DABSUN’ gives you the building blocks for contracting.

10th April, 2019 | CV Guides

Saying ‘yes’ to strangers is a sure-fire way to expand your professional network.

29th March, 2019 | CV Guides

How to tell a powerful testimonial from pointless puffery.

26th March, 2019 | CV Guides