Offering Proven Strategies and Techniques That Resonate With Hiring Managers and Recruiters
Are you a better job candidate than what your resume or LinkedIn profile shows?
Are you effectively weaving together the critical elements that define you as a unique candidate?
Do you need help with creating a clearer, more compelling picture of your strengths and experiences so that employers can better appreciate the value that you have to offer?
If these situations and challenges are among those you face as a job seeker, the first thing you should know is that you are not alone. Many people struggle with how to communicate their value to an employer. When I think of the resumes that I have reviewed and the conversations that I have had with job seekers, I can say with reasonable certainty that many people find it difficult to define their value in a convincing way and to talk about it in an interview effectively.
Drawing on a strong career services background in addition to extensive experiences in marketing and communications, I currently work with clients using a proven, straightforward approach to help them elevate the quality of their resumes and LinkedIn profiles and to interview with greater confidence. My goal is to enable each client to unlock, define and present a strong picture of value that is instantly evident to busy hiring managers and recruiters, who sometimes spend as little as 6 to 10 seconds initially looking at a resume. In using this approach that is also well aligned with today’s sophisticated resume scanning technologies, it has allowed me to help numerous clients make persuasive, memorable presentations that have resulted in interviews and job offers.
In guiding clients on how to present themselves to employers with greater precision and impact, I work with individuals of all kinds including members of the skilled trades, professionals, and managers and executives. Using sound, time-tested strategies and techniques, I assist clients with goals and situations that include:
- Advancing to the next level
- Making a career change or transition
- Exploring a new career or “encore” career at retirement
- Overcoming a disruptive career event, such as a layoff, termination or debilitative health condition
- Presenting difficult work histories that may include employment gaps, numerous jobs or minimal experience
“In my job search since sending out the resume you created for me, I have had 3 job interviews and yesterday I received a solid job offer that I will be accepting. I wanted to let you know that I am beyond pleased with the resume you prepared, as I feel it showcases my career history and skills well. I also greatly appreciate the change made to a two-page format as this is something I was timid about and unsure of how to display. People who I have shown my resume to think it looks great. This is a tough job market going on right now and what I paid for your service was well worth the value I received.”
— L.N., Stevens Point, WI
“I found a job! I wanted to send a big THANK YOU for all of your efforts in revamping my resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile. It was a pleasure working with you, and I will refer your services to my friends and colleagues.”
— A.S., Brooklyn, NY
I just wanted to let you know that I got a new job! The resume that you created for me said all of the right things in just the right way and it really made a difference. Thank you very much!”
— J.S., Central Wisconsin
Time for a new direction?
I provide services that include resumes, LinkedIn profiles, cover letters and interview coaching to support clients with job searches and other career needs. In working with clients, I assist them with defining and presenting their unique value to employers, while at the same time contributing to their understanding of their purpose and strengths with the ultimate goal of helping them attain greater career satisfaction.
Please note: Currently services are mainly focused on career assistance. Marketing and publishing services are limited and are offered based on fit and availability.