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"My clients choose me because I listen to their needs, identify resolutions, and engineer documents designed to attain their objectives. Period."
I don't outsource. When commissioned, I am your only contact. Personalized service guaranteed.
Always you'll have a current and up-to-date document. When opportunity knocks, you'll be prepared to respond. Right now.
My initial consultation includes a review of your existing and up-to-date document coincident with an examination of your responses to my preliminary inquiries.
My preliminary inquiries focus on what is your objective with the new document. A job change? Career transition? Promotion? To have on-hand in the event of...?
After I've evaluated your document, and reviewed your responses to my preliminary inquiries, I'll present you with a detailed analysis including recommendations illustrating how I believe your document could be improved.
I'll describe exactly in which direction I would take the new document towards improving the odds of receiving interview invitations.
That "direction" leans heavily on results and accomplishments associated resume entries. You wouldn't be applying if you couldn't perform the tasks and functions associated with the opportunity, so we won't emphasize the obvious.
My recommendation will include the fee I arrive at for your project. Every project is different.
If you choose to commission my service I will present you with fee remitance instructions. When the commission is formal, I assign a project start date, project turnaround, and prepare my inquiries. Inquiries?????
When the project start date has been assigned my first effort is the "Inquiries" process. Every resume inspires them. I identify them, author them, and present them to you for responses.
Your responses assist me in "filling in the blanks" that every HR personality recognizes. You can't leave it to the person considering your document to fill them in. That's my job.
I don't engineer "sit-down one-off" resumes. Through the project turnaround period, from 4 to 6 business days, each day I visit the document several times. Those "fresh eyes" ensure that every single word counts. They must, especially when you're faced with the 6... 15... 20 seconds during which you must capture, and hold, the recipient's attention. That is achieved by emphasizing results and accomplishments, illustrated with #, $, and % examples.
When I am satisfied with the first draft I present it to you for review. This is when the process becomes highly collaborative. Upon the first draft you'll commit your comments, notes, and suggested revisions. Depending upon your narrative, I may remind you that I'm engineering language for the "Primary" recipient: The person considering you for employment.
My clients commission my objectivity.
When you have completed your review, and I examine your narrative, I return to the document considering your suggested revisions I believe necessary to achieve a concluding document that mutually we find agreeable.
Within reason, I place no limit on the collaboration towards that mutually agreeable document. When you're satisfied, I'm satisfied. I take zero shortcuts.
When we've achieved that concluding document you'll be prepared to apply for those opportunities for which you are qualified. The turnaround, from commission to conclusion, and including the project turnaround, is ~15 business days.
You're armed with your new resume. What do you do if you change jobs, add new skills, attain new results and accomplishments, earn new degrees, licenses, or designations? You contact me and, after an abbreviated inquiry process, I'll update your document. Complimentary. There's a lot of value in that.
I author only opportunity-specific cover letters. When presented with the job description I engineer the letter to speak directly to the opportunity. The letter doesn't reiterate the resume. This is not a boilerplate cover letter, and a recipient will recognize that.
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