StartingBlock Career Services is a leading full-service career management firm that draws upon executive recruiter experience, sales and marketing expertise, and extensive industry training to provide clients with professionally written resumes and career documents.
In 6 seconds, a hiring manager, human resources professional, or a recruiter decides to discard or read more of a candidate’s resume. Yes, they make the decision that quickly!
Ellen Steverson is an expert writer and former executive recruiter. She guides and advises clients using her industry knowledge. She then gathers your information and leverages keyword-optimization expertise to structure, format, and write your resume and documents to appeal to recruiters and hiring managers. Your resume will stand out among the competition, generate interviews, and support negotiating best offers.
In today’s competitive market, your resume MUST:
- Contain industry keywords and be optimized to rank high enough in applicant tracking software, so that a hiring professional will read it.
- Be formatted properly to be scanned by the applicant tracking software correctly. Resume templates, graphics, boxes, headers, and other formatting choices can hurt your ATS ranking. At StartingBlock Career Services, we understand how each formatting choice, keywords, and industry phrases can also have a POSITIVE impact. We’ve used and studied ATS systems, and we utilize best practices so your resume will rank higher!
- Stand out and attract the attention of the resume reader. We write resumes, cover letters, and other career documents so you can pursue your dream job with confidence.