MEET MILDRED

Meet MildredMildred Talabi is an award-winning careers blogger, speaker and writer, voted one of Guardian Careers Top Career Tweeters of 2014.

Having graduated from university with a degree in Creative Writing and Film Studies, Mildred went on to train as a journalist under a scholarship from News International, and worked for various publications (including The Guardian newspaper), before “accidentally” embarking on a career in CV writing and careers advice.

Along the way, Mildred found time to set up a raw food business with her husband Malachi, which won her the Brand Piano Best Business Vision Award in 2009, and saw her place as a double finalist at the 2010 Lambeth Business Awards in the categories of Best Young Entrepreneur and Best Women in Business.

After years of dispensing CV advice to jobseekers via one-to-one consultations and group workshops, Mildred wrote 7 Keys to a Winning CV: How to create a CV that gets results, published by Harriman House in September 2011, and founded CV Makeover Expert to support jobseekers with CVs, cover letters and application forms.

As a speaker and trainer, Mildred’s practical and direct approach to job-hunting is popular with a young audience and has helped many students and graduates successfully navigate the job market.

When she’s not writing her weekly careers blog or contributing to the Guardian Careers website as a CV expert, Mildred enjoys reading, watching murder mysteries, and criticising critiquing films.

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