Q: What sets you apart from other resume writers?
A: As a professional resume writer and career consultant, I am a Writer, Marketer, Navigator, and Designer. I focus on career professionals at every level including college graduates. You don’t have to be an expert in resumes or job search; that’s my job. My primary goal is to help YOU radiate your value, outshine the competition, and SHINE BRIGHTER in your career and working life.
Writer – I’m a professional writer not just a resume typist. I have completed training by some of the best resume writers in the world, like Gayle Howard, a multi-award winning and internationally recognized Master Resume Writer. I take part in continuing education courses and training events throughout the year to stay on top of changing technology and hiring trends. I am an internationally Certified ADVANCED Resume Writer, and this credential holds my work to a higher standard of resume development and writing. I’m very proud to be the resume writer with the most resume samples included in the Resumes for Dummies 7th Edition book by Laura DeCarlo and published by John Wiley & Sons Publishing.
Marketer – My job is to “sell” you and the abundant potential, experience, and value-added talents you have to offer to prospective employers. I use keywords and professional marketing techniques to demonstrate clearly you are an excellent job candidate. This optimization matches your talent, skills, value, and experience to the essential words and phrases that employers use to find qualified candidates.
Navigator – You don’t have to be a job search expert and read 25+ books. I have the knowledge and resources to help you get up-to-speed quickly with your job search.You will know what you must do to shorten your job search time, how to navigate the hidden job market, and quickly land the job of your dreams. Ask me about my lightning quick job search coaching!
Designer – Your resume will include a design and color choice chosen specifically for you and your industry. Your new resume will help you stand out from the crowd (especially the masses who use a Microsoft Word resume template). It will help you to get noticed in less than 7 seconds.
Q: Why should I hire a professional resume writer?
A: Many people find that searching for a job is stressful and demanding. Trends in resume writing and the hiring industry change with technology. Things that were standard resume content 13, 7, or 3 years ago have changed and progressed. Do you know what current industry standards the hiring managers expect to find on your resume? Do you know how to write, layout and format your resume for today’s mobile technology and applicant scanning systems? Let me help you. Here are some of the benefits of hiring Radiant Resume Career Services:
- Winning resume, job search, and interview strategies
- Expert writing and editing packed with industry-specific language and crucial keywords
- Precise know-how to target your job search and career, so you reach your goal FASTER
- Objectivity and expertise to highlight your strengths & the knowledge to minimize problem areas
- Creative design skills that give your resume a contemporary look that gets you noticed
- Expert who stays on top of current job search, career and resume trends
- Utilize CAR statements in compelling results-driven ways
Q: Why should I hire a resume writer who is a member of one or more professional associations?
A: Top-quality resume writers that maintain membership in professional associations and that participate in ongoing update training offer you a distinct advantage because they remain on the cutting-edge of resume writing. These organizations provide continuous education, current industry standards and trends, mentoring, and training opportunities for their members. You can be confident that your resume will incorporate today’s industry standards and cutting-edge resume content.
Q: Which professional associations are you a member of?
A: Posey, and therefore, Radiant Resume Career Services is a member of the following professional associations:
- Career Directors International – CDI In addition to association membership, Posey Salem is a contributing member of the CDI Education Committee. This committee writes, edits and provides educational materials for job seekers and career professionals to help them stay on top of career industry trends, to learn new skills, and to help them reach their goals.
- 2-time President’s Award recipient
- National Resume Writers Association – NRWA
Q: What kinds of credentials do professional resume writers have?
A: Credentials vary and can include degrees, certifications, professional memberships, supplemental training, and published writing, or are convention speakers. Resume writers across the country who are serious about their profession are members of one or more professional organizations and are working on or have achieved certifications in specific areas of interest.
Posey is among a handful of North American resume writers (5%) who hold the prestigious Certified ADVANCED Resume Writer credential, at the GOLD Level. She achieved this coveted certification within eight months of launching Radiant Resume Career Services, an amazing accomplishment that speaks clearly about her exceptional abilities, creativity, and results! Click Here to learn why this credential is important to you. Click Here to learn more about Posey and the other credentials she holds.
Q: Do you include a personal one-on-one consultation as part of your resume development service?
A: ABSOLUTELY! We believe that developing a professional winning resume takes a collaborative effort between the job seeker and the resume writer. Most of our clients are long distance, and therefore much of our work is accomplished over the phone and via email. However, we maintain the personal contact through telephone consultations, targeted questionnaires, email and when desired through FaceTime or Skype.
Q: How can I pay for your services?
A: We accept cash, cashier’s check, or credit and debit cards through PayPal because they provide secure transactions and convenience for both client and provider. If you have any concerns about PayPal, please talk to us or read through their explanation at https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/paypal-safety-and-security.
We require payment in advance of the commencement of your documents or coaching strategies, and payment is non-refundable. Most professionals in this industry operate with similar policies. The services we provide are custom-crafted intellectual property and cannot be “re-shelved” and sold to someone else. Everything we do, we do for you, our client.
Q: Do You Offer a Guarantee?
A: Your satisfaction is our “utmost goal,” and we will work with you toward that end.
I understand that the services offered require a substantial financial investment. I will never minimize that. I am not wealthy, and neither are most of my clients, so I understand the need to budget. It is important that you understand that the investment you make for your resume and job search is an investment in your future earning potential.
Payment for services is non-refundable but can be used at a later time or transferred to someone else.
Q: How long does this process take?
A: Each project is unique and the preparation time can vary depending on how much of the information each client has previously gathered together. The writing process begins when we receive all the necessary intake information so that we can write an attention-getting resume, cover letter, and/or LinkedIn profile. From the time we receive all of the information to begin your project, you can expect to receive the draft of your new resume within 14 business days. In a hurry? We can provide your documents with a quicker turnaround time for an additional cost.
Q: How can I get started?
A: Getting started is easy, use this link to Contact Me and schedule a FREE 45-minute consultation. Together we will select the services that will best help you in your job search endeavor. Still have questions? Call 412-453-6092 or 910-518-0048 or Email.
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