Champlain College in Vermont conducted a recent survey of over 1000 US adults. Two-thirds of those adults expressed optimism in viewing their prospects for new careers, jobs, and opportunities. They felt that the two most important actions they could take to improve their employment situation were to update their resume and get career help.
A resume company experimented to determine if having a LinkedIn profile helped a job seeker’s chances of receiving an invitation to interview. A LinkedIn profile increased the chances of an interview by 71%. However, the profile had to be comprehensive; the bare bones of name, position, and contact information actually reduced the applicant’s chances. A full LinkedIn profile was especially important in lower-level positions. Still, even managerial-level applicants saw an improvement in their chances for an interview if they had a good LinkedIn profile.
Resume updates, career advice, and LinkedIn profiles are all offered at Robin’s Resumes®, backed by both certifications and over 20 years of experience.
Robin’s Resumes® offers an impressive combination of key certifications from both professional resume writing organizations and coaching organizations, including:
- Certified Master Resume Writer (CMRW)
- Certified Federal Resume Writer (CFRW)
- Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)
- Master Career Director (MCD)
- Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC)
- Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE)
- Digital Branding Strategist.
Those certifications are your assurance that you will receive professional resume and LinkedIn writing services and up-to-date advice and guidance in pursuing your career goals. As a member of the top professional organizations in resume writing and career marketing, Robin’s Resumes® has been a mentor for junior writers, an invited speaker at national organizations, including colleges and professional organizations, and a contractor to several federal agencies in providing career transition coaching and documentation.
Research by TalentWorks has shown that resumes get a massive boost in attention if you write powerful documents. Make sure your bullet points start with action words, you list 15-20 key skills (both hard and soft skills), demonstrate leadership in some form, use numbers in relating your accomplishments, and know how to use industry buzzwords. If you have difficulty meeting any of those criteria, you reduce your chances for a job interview. That is why so many professionals turn to Robin’s Resumes® to write and update resumes, even if they consider themselves good writers: they rely on Robin’s Resumes® to create a professional resume that reflects the most current trends and research.
To find out more about the services and strengths of Robin’s Resumes®, visit our website and contact us today.