CV Plaza

CV Plaza

CV Plaza is an independent information, advice and guidance organisation based in the West Midlands. Our mission is to help everyone – particularly students and graduates – achieve their career goals and realise their full potential. 

Our official website,, has become a popular online destination for students, graduates, job seekers and young professionals to further their careers. Since 2012, we have reached more than 13 million people with free career resources and information such as CV templates, cover letter examples, job profiles, job hunting guides, job interview tips and much more.

Career services offered

CV Plaza has an excellent track record of assisting clients with their career and employment needs. All careers advisors working at the organisation are required to hold at least a level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (or equivalent) and be members of the Career Development Institute (CDI).

The following are the ‘gaining and retaining employment’ services that we can offer depending on the client’s needs:

  • Career guidance interviews
  • Finding work experience opportunities, placements or paid employment
  • Navigating education and employment transitions
  • Tailored one-to-one support sessions
  • Skills development workshops
  • Preparation for work sessions
  • Writing the perfect CV and covering letter
  • Completing job applications and forms
  • Job interview preparation and training
  • 'On the job' support
  • Continuous monitoring to ensure success


Supporting the most disadvantaged

Our Equality Policy commits us to ensure that there is absolutely no discrimination against anyone when providing career guidance services. Some of our clients with varying degrees of disadvantages include:

  • Clients with various physical and mental disabilities
  • Clients with communication and language barriers
  • Mature students and graduates with no work experience
  • Clients with major employment gaps due to personal circumstances 

In line with the aims of BASE, we firmly believe in equal opportunity for all, and we are currently improving our services to appropriately address the needs of all our clients. Embracing equality and diversity at a broad level brings countless economic and social benefits to individuals, communities and society at large.


Supporting partners

We have established great links with many charities, community organisations, colleges and universities with the aim of supporting their career services. We regularly donate career resources, including booklets and guides, to our partner organisations. We encourage any charity or not-for-profit organisation to get in touch if they are interested in receiving free career resources that will enhance their career services.

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