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Resume Writing

Professional resume writers have real, measurable value to offer you, the career professional. No CEO would ever consider going to market with a multimillion-dollar product without enlisting the marketing and copywriting help of experts. But that is exactly what you are doing when you attempt to compete in the job market with a self-written resume.

Hiring a professional resume writer could be one of the most important investments you ever make for your career. That is my advice!

But in the meantime, here are some articles revealing my trade secrets as a professional resume writer that will help transform your resume from a bland snoozer of an autobiography into a compelling, persuasive, powerful marketing pitch.

21 Ways To Improve Your Resume: Checklist of Resume Accomplishment Questions

– Posted in: Resume Writing
Resume Accomplishments Questions

How to improve your resume? You’ve heard the advice: Fill your resume with accomplishments instead of job responsibilities! But that is easier said than done, isn’t it? It is often hard to remember accomplishments from past positions. Even if your memory is fresh, identifying your accomplishments requires thinking about your work in a different way.

Michelle Dumas Elected 2017 President of The NRWA

– Posted in: Distinctive Documents Company News Resume Writing

WAKEFIELD, NH (August 25, 2015) – Michelle Dumas, founder of Distinctive Career Services LLC (http://www.distinctiveweb.com), career and resume consultants for professionals and executives for nearly 20 years, has been elected President of the The National Resume Writer’s Association (NRWA) for 2017. In the interim, she will serve The NWRA as President Elect and Ethics Chair

Infographic: Top 5 Myths of Executive Resume Writing

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Infographic: Top 5 Myths of Executive Resume Writing

There are many pervasive myths when it comes to executive resume writing. You may hear some advice from a trusted colleague today, only to be given opposite advice tomorrow, from an equally trusted colleague. This easy to read and follow guide to executive resume writing will help you avoid the worst of the executive resume

Infographic: Write Your Resume to Avoid Age Bias

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Infographic: Write Your Resume to Avoid Age Bias

Submitting a compelling and persuasive resume is very important when applying for a job. It is essentially an advertisement of yourself, promoting to the hiring company what you have to offer and the reasons you’re the best possible candidate for the job. But how do you handle it if you are a young candidate with

Distinctive Career Services Adds Federal Resume Writing to Job Search Support Services

– Posted in: Distinctive Documents Company News Resume Writing
Distinctive Career Services Adds  Federal Resume Writing to Job Search Support Services

WAKEFIELD, N.H., (March 24, 2015) – Distinctive Career Services LLC (http://www.distinctiveweb.com), career and resume consultants for professionals and executives for nearly 20 years, has added a new resume writing service specifically designed for professionals seeking a career with the federal government. The new federal resume writing services are designed to assist job seekers in highlighting

Step by Step: How to Apply For U.S. Federal Government Jobs

– Posted in: Job Search Techniques Resume Writing
Step by Step: How to Apply For U.S. Federal Government Jobs

Looking for a job is hard work. Conducting a productive job search takes time. Effective networking often requires many hours of sitting through lengthy presentations while feasting on mediocre fare and feigning interest in small talk in the hope of collecting business cards.  Researching potential employers requires patient diligence. And the application process for most jobs

7 Ways To Write Another Mediocre Resume That Nobody Wants To Read

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7 Ways To Write Another Mediocre Resume That Nobody Wants To Read

Job searching is hard work.  Depending on the industry or your career preference, it can even become a full-time job.  It’s important, therefore, to utilize all the resources available to ensure that you conduct your search as effectively as possible.  Online job boards, intensive and extensive networking, the use of social media, and almost countless “how-to”

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