CAREER SUMMARY Take a look at your resume. What does it say at the top? Does it accurately describe your strengths and skills? Does it grab you? If you were the hiring person, would you read it and say, “Wow! Who is this person?”, or would you put the resume in the circular file? The… Read more »

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PRESS RELEASE   Erin Kennedy, CPRW, CERW Professional Resume Services Lapeer, MI 48446 810-664-1933 erin@exclusive-executive-resumes.com https://exclusive-executive-resumes.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER AWARDED INTERNATIONAL WRITING CERTIFICATION Erin Kennedy, President of Professional Résumé Services, has been awarded international certification as a Certified Expert Resume Writer (CERW) by Career Directors International (CDI). She has demonstrated her… Read more »

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COVER LETTERS FOR DUMMIES, 3rd Edition Erin Kennedy, CPRW, has been chosen to have samples of her work published in the new upcoming career book, “Cover Letters for Dummies, 3rd Edition”. The “for dummies” brand is internationally known and books become instant best sellers. The new book hits stores as early as January of 2009.

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(Ed. Note: In honor of the Winter Olympics, I thought I’d repost this article from Summer 2008… Enjoy!) I was reading this morning through the blog of Adam Kreek, a member of the Canadian Olympic Row team (I’ve been into rowing this year because of my niece who was on Michigan State’s Crew Team last… Read more »

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Lapeer, MI      NOMINATED FOR INTERNATIONAL AWARD Erin Kennedy, CPRW, President of Professional Resume Services, was nominated as a “best of the best” resume by Career Directors International in their annual Toast of the Resume Industry™ (TORI) competition for 2008. Recognition is based upon creativity, clarity, and visual appeal in professional resume development, with submissions judged… Read more »

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DEVELOPING YOUR 2-MINUTE COMMERCIAL At some point in your job search you will be asked to tell something about yourself. Focus on what you have to offer. This is like a television commercial about you. A commercial sells products. Therefore, you should emphasize those strengths and qualifications most suited to the position you are pursuing…. Read more »

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The Importance of the Thank You Letter I’ve been asked many, many times, “Do I really need to send a Thank You letter to the employer?” and the answer is always, “Yes! Yes! Yes!” Okay, so I am a bit uptight about Thank You letters. I know that–especially after a wedding or birthday. But do… Read more »

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