In today’s competitive employment market, more and more job seekers want to transition from one position or field to another. Are you thinking about changing careers or transitioning into a new field, industry or new occupation? Are you struggling to write your resume? We can help you.
There are many reasons why job seekers would choose to transition into a new career here are just a few:
- Corporate downsizing
- Business closings
- Shrinking opportunities for advancement in a desired location
- Corporate culture changes
- Seeking new challenges
- Pursuing a career dream
- Retiring from military service
- Retiring from current employment but want to continue to work and contribute
Some job seekers want to stay in the same field but move into a different industry. A sales executive working in the high tech industry, who wants to move into healthcare appliance and equipment sales, is one example of a change in industry. Others have devoted 20 plus years to a career and are now looking to contribute in a entirely different field, say the retiring Marine Master Sergeant working in HR administration who is looking for a new career in teaching. What about the manufacturing assembly worker who wants to work as a newspaper journalist, or the stay-at-home mom who now has an empty nest and is ready for a new career?
Career Transition Resumes Can be Challenging to Write
Most of these career changers agree that writing a career change resume on their own is extremely difficult. There is no doubt about it career change or career transition resumes are challenging to write. Each employment opportunity requires specific skill sets and the transitioning job seeker uniquely brings their own individual skills and experiences to the table. They know they can do the job but cannot easily see how to demonstrate on a paper resume their transferable skills and abilities to do that job. That is where a trained and professionally certified advanced resume writer (CARW) can make the difference.
Career Changer Resume Update Training
On December 10, 2013, Posey Salem, owner of Radiant Resume Services, completed update training in resume writing provided by The Resume Writing Academy and Career Thought Leaders. This training, Writing Expert Resumes for Career Changers (presented by Louise Kursmark and Wendy Enelow) provides Posey with the newest tools and strategies to better equip her to write professional, targeted and compelling career transition resumes for her clients.
The Professional Resume Writer Career Change Advantage
Posey knows the tricky part of writing a career transition resume is identifying what to keep, what to let fall away and how to present the client in the most accomplished and capable way for their new career. Her training and experience give her the ability to separate a job seeker’s accomplishments and job duties from the environment in which they were acquired. She can then translate them in a targeted way to the new career position. Posey has the talent to downplay unrelated information and experience and focus on those items that employers want to see in prospective candidates.
Posey Salem’s career change resumes position her clients, their skills, experiences, accomplishments and education in a way that prospective employers can clearly see the client in the new career. This training sets Posey apart from the competition and positions her to better assist her clientele by providing them with exceptional, creative, and professionally written resumes for those who want to change or transition to a new career.
Make it Easier to Transition to a New Career
Are you in career transition or want to change careers? Do you have the necessary skills and experience to work in this new profession but have no idea how to communicate that in a resume? Contact Posey of Radiant Resume Services today. She has the training and know-how to write your new career change resume, so you get results!