Hiring practices have changed enormously over the last decade as employers gravitate to online postings, resume databases, and automated screening software. Combine these changes with the recent surge in unemployment, and job seekers face a complex and challenging task to create their marketing materials and manage their job search for best results.
Now, Melanie Brassfield of Career Wordsmith, LLC is better prepared than ever to provide job seekers with the powerful tools they need in today’s highly competitive job market. Melanie has completed a rigorous training program and earned the Academy Certified Resume Writer designation – a high-level certification that signifies mastery of best-in-class resume strategies.
Earning the ACRW indicates that a resume writer has successfully completed all components of the Resume Writing Academy, an intensive and comprehensive training program that teaches the following skills and concepts through classroom study, training assignments, independent learning projects, and intense individualized feedback:
* Resume Strategy & Client Positioning
* Resume Writing Styles, Trends & Techniques
* Cover Letter and Thank-You Letter Writing Styles, Trends & Techniques
* Personal Branding for Resumes
* Resume Formats, Designs & Structures
* English Language & Grammar
“My clients are facing steep challenges in the employment market these days,” says Melanie, “and even after 6 years in the career field, I wanted to be sure that I was equipping them with the very best strategies and documents. My investment in the Resume Writing Academy and the ACRW means that my clients can enter the job search with confidence, knowing that they have the very best, most powerful, and most up-to-date resumes to accelerate their searches.”
Melanie is the Founder and Resume Writer at Career Wordsmith, LLC, a boutique resume writing firm based in Kailua, Hawaii. With a track record of success in 4 countries and a variety of industries, she know what it takes to get clients an interview. She specializes in working with the military community and is renowned for her ability to guide and prepare transitioning veterans for the civilian job market. As a Military Spouse and mother of 3 young children, she is also passionate about working with spouses who are seeking to relaunch their careers after having children, or struggling to maintain a career as they move location.
The Resume Writing Academy () is the first comprehensive, strategically focused resume training program that teaches writers of all experience levels how to develop resumes that get noticed and get results. Founded by industry leaders and multi-published authors Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark, the Resume Writing Academy is recognized for its rigor, high standards, and accomplished graduates. Melanie Brassfield joins an elite group of more than 100 ACRWs worldwide.