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Technical Writer Resume Example

Example of a Technical Writer Resume

Writers hire professional resume writers too! Resume writing is a writing discipline unlike many other forms of writing, and is often described as a combination of business writing and copywriting. This technical writer resume is an example of why that is true. Although he was an accomplished senior technical writer, the resume Thomas Hall had written for himself was four dense pages of text that broke virtually every resume writing best practice. Not surprisingly, his version got him virtually no traction in the job market. Our rewrite, shown below, calls out all of his most impressive qualifications and experience in an easy-to-read format that was highly successful in the job market.

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Like every resume we write, this technical writer resume puts a heavy emphasis on the contributions this job seeker has made for past employers, as a way to indicate expected future performance and value add.

But note that we have also used a variety of formatting and design techniques to really call out the functional qualifications and the breadth and depth of experience this person brings to the table.  The result is a highly readable, eye-catching, and effective resume.

 

We know it can be tempting to look for resume examples on the internet, then try to model your own after them. Please don’t! The most effective resumes are a reflection of a person, NOT just a collection of words on a piece of paper. Your resume MUST tell an AUTHENTIC and memorable story that illustrates YOUR brand and the unique promise of value that YOU bring to the workplace. We have included examples on our website to illustrate the quality and diversity of our work and they are protected by copyright. If you need help writing your resume, it will be our pleasure to assist you.

Hooking up with Michelle Dumas and Distinctive Documents three years ago was like adding rocket fuel to my career trajectory. I subsequently was promoted from senior writer to editorial creative director and then editor in chief with Muscle & Fitness, a major national fitness magazine. Concurrently, I also opened a series of new freelance writing accounts, including one with Men’s Health, the world’s largest men’s magazine, and signed three progressively more lucrative book deals, most recently with LL Cool J as my collaborator.In every instance, the resume Michelle initially created for me, and the lasting impression it leaves, cracked open the door. It’s an amazing confidence builder to sit down for an interview with the CEO of a major American publishing company and have him look down and say, “Wow--that’s a really impressive resume.” And the fact that a professional writer turns to her for assistance tells you how good she is.

I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that hiring Michelle was the best investment I’ve ever made in my career. I probably have been repaid 100-fold for what I spent.

Above and beyond the quality of Michelle’s work, the way she goes about doing it is a revelation. Her adherence to process, deadlines and quality control is so unyielding that I’ve been inspired to apply it to my own work as well. When she says something, she inevitably holds herself to it, which is rare these days.

In sum, to anyone looking for a resume consultant, I give Michelle Dumas the highest recommendation I can possibly give to another person: A+, five stars, you name it. You won’t be disappointed.

J.O., California

Marie: A few months ago you rewrote my resume for me. I can't say how grateful and thankful I am that I chose to let Distinctive Documents assist with my new resume. I accepted a position with Xxxxxx and I leave for Xxxxx on 4 Sept. Now I will be able to pay my home off in a couple of months and get one of my rental properties paid off within the year. Thanks again & GOD BLESS!

D.H., North Carolina

Thank you so much! It really was a pleasure working with you and loved how seamless the process was from start to finish. I look forward to working with you and the team at Distinctive Career Services on future projects and will definitely recommend you to friends and family!

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