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Resume For A Career Change Sample

Example of a resume for a career change written for a job hunter seeking a new profession.

This sample resume for a career change illustrates a critical point–that your resume isn’t necessarily about your past; it is about your future.

Writing a resume for a career change is tricky and often requires some real creativity in both the content and resume design. It is important to look back at all your past experiences and accomplishments, identifying any and all of the relevant and transferable experience and accomplishments. Have you taken any courses related to your career change target? Don’t just list the training; list some details about education-related projects. Have you completed any internships? How about volunteer work that shows you have the potential to excel in your new career?

It is equally important in your resume for a career change that you de-emphasize less relevant experience, such as this job seekers position as a medical technologist.

Writing a resume for a career change is one of the most challenging types of resumes for most people to write. If you are considering a career change, you should consider the professional resume writing services offered by Distinctive Documents.

sample resume for a career change

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This sample resume for a career change is just an example to show the quality and style of our professional resume writing services. As you can see from a review of our many sample resumes, every document we write is different and the resume that we write for you will be customized and personalized to your needs and to the market you are targeting. Distinctive Documents provides our clients a full range of professional writing services to meet all job search needs. If you are a past client (we’ve already written your resume), you can place an order to have your resume updated by clicking here. If you are a new client and would like more information about our professional resume writing services, click here.

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Sharon is a terrific partner in this process! She did an excellent job of reframing my experience (very difficult to do) and producing a "clean" resume. Excellent quality and writing (and I'm very, very particular about writing style and form). Every contact I had with your organization was highly professional and 100% customer focused. Thank you! I would love to have the opportunity to work with Sharon and your organization again...you delivered a high-quality product in a timely, professional fashion.

M.M., North Carolina

Michelle, I worked with you last January on my resume and various materials. They were excellent and you were excellent. I was going through a tough time and you and your resume gave me the confidence I needed to have the successful year I have enjoyed. I had several interviews and opportunities, but in the end decided I wanted to have my own business. So, I ended up staying at my job turning around Xxxxxxxxx, starting some ancillary businesses with it, and I go in to meet the President of the parent company Monday to make an offer. Your resume has helped open the door with many investors. I will let you know how it all turns out. I have and will continue to refer your company to friends and colleagues. You may be getting an inquiry from one today.

M.L., Georgia

Michelle, I sent the new resume to my references and some friends who have been supporting my search. And the reactions so far is: wonderful, impressive, wow, wonderful, very professional, here comes 10 superjobs! I thought you would appreciate hearing these reactions to your work!! Thank you!

C.C., New York

Michelle was very friendly and extremely professional. After she completed my resume I sent out only two resumes and actually received both interviews! I accepted one of these positions at an annual salary $12,000 higher than I was receiving previously...

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