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Where Are They Now?

CVUK Candidate Laura Gilbert mentioned in Drapers!

Department store plunders Selfridges, Mywardrobe.com and Coggles to strengthen senior line-up”

One of CVUK’s superstar candidates, Laura Gilbert was mentioned in Drapers this month. Placed by our amazing Buying Consultant Laura Bedworth (who we will refer to as Laura B to avoid confusion) at Fenwick’s in June, fenwicksLaura G joined the team having been an Assistant Buyer at York Premium indie e-tailer Coggles who went into administration mid this year. To say congrats, we caught up with her to get some insight on where she’s come from and why she loves what she does….

What was your first job in the industry? MAA – Miss Selfridge

What do you Love about your job? Being creative, travelling & meeting new people all the time

What has been your greatest achievement? Drapers 30 under 30


How did CVUK help you get there? They identified my skills and matched me to a great company, thank you

See the drapers Article Below;

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One of the best things about what we do is seeing our candidates succeed in their role. Laura B and the team are excited to see what’s next for Laura G as she establishes herself at Fenwick’s bringing her vitality and agility to the business.

lauraFor all you budding and aspiring Buyers out there, Laura B also wrote a piece for Drapers this month with advice on how to take your first steps into a career in buying   ‘Ideally you should give consideration to where you choose for your work placement as this will give you an amazing step ahead for your career’ (See full article here)

If you would like to find out more about starting a career in Buying or you’re keen to make a move, Laura B can be contacted  via laura@cvukgroup.com. To make sure you’re kept up to date with all our new roles make sure to follow us on twitter for daily job feeds! www.twitter.com/CVUK

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