Distinctive Career Services Founder Recognized for Her Resume Writing Prowess for Executives, Technology, Finance, and Healthcare

SOMERSWORTH, N.H., (September 30, 2014) – 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 nominated as a finalist in the Toast of the Resume Industry (TORI) competition. Hosted each year by Career Directors International (CDI), the TORI is the premier resume writing competition created to promote excellence in the professional career services industry.

Dumas has been nominated as a finalist in four different resume writing categories:

  • Best Accounting and Finance Resume
  • Best Information Technology (IT) Resume
  • Best Executive Resume
  • Best Healthcare/Medical Resume

TORI winners will be announced prior to the CDI 2014 Global Career Empowerment Summit scheduled to be held in Orlando, Florida, October 16-18.

“The career coaching and resume business has become increasingly competitive, and contests like the TORI help maintain a standard of excellence that clients have come to count on,” said Dumas. “Being nominated for any one TORI category is honor enough, but I am thrilled to have been selected for four resume writing categories. There is no reward like recognition from other professionals.”

Dumas and the team of career professionals at Distinctive Career Services offer a range of career support services, including resume writing, cover letter writing, LinkedIn profile writing, job search assistance, and personal branding strategies. Dumas is one of a handful of professional resume writers who holds both a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) credentials. Dumas is a trained career coach and a Certified Personal Branding Strategist (CPBS) with credentials as a Certified Employment Interview Professional (CEIP) and a Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC).

Dumas also is the author of “101 Before and After Resume Examples” and “Secrets of a Successful Job Search,” as well as a contributor to more than a dozen books on resume writing and job search. Dumas works personally with executive clients through her exclusive career marketing program, www.100kcareermarketing.com.

About Distinctive Career Services

Founded in 1996, Distinctive Career Services, LLC (formerly Distinctive Documents) offers professional resume writing and consultation, design, and distribution services to job hunters worldwide. Using a proprietary methodology, Distinctive Career Services provides its clients with all the tools necessary to promote and market themselves, and shows them how to open new doors to reach their highest career aspirations. The firm’s clients include thousands of job seekers at all professional levels to the highest C-level executives. Clients come from all industries and includes working professionals looking to advance or change their careers as well as under- and unemployed workers looking to shorten their job search.

For more information, visit Distinctive Career Services online at www.distinctiveweb.com.


Michelle Dumas, Founder and Executive Director

Distinctive Career Services, LLC

(800) 644-9694