Kelly Donovan, CPRW
Career Communications & Job Search Specialist
  • Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) with 9 years of experience
  • LinkedIn & job search specialist
  • Award-winning, published writer w/ journalism B.A.
  • Globally recognized work (TORI nominee)

I want to help you land your dream job!

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Executive Resume Writing, LinkedIn,
& Job Search Solutions

Are You Ready… to Land Your Next Job?

Get promoted? Earn what you’re worth?
Enjoy work more? Get the respect you deserve?

These are just a few of the benefits my clients have experienced. 

Executive & Professional Resume Writing | Bios
LinkedIn Profiles & Strategy | Job Search Strategy | Interview Prep

I’m an executive resume writer and LinkedIn specialist who partners with successful executives, managers, mid-career professionals, and entrepreneurs. Does that sound like you?

My focus is on helping you uncover and convey your unique value (your personal brand) and accomplishments, paving the way to powerful career documents, interview confidence, and compelling messages to be used across all your networking efforts, job interviews, and social media platforms.

How it Works

Everything begins with the resume writing process, which I use to identify your personal brand and accomplishments that will set you apart. Before finalizing your resume, my trusted recruiter associate will review it to provide the perspective of a recruiter with 20+ years of experience recruiting for Fortune 500 companies. You can also benefit from:

  • a search-optimized LinkedIn profile and LinkedIn training;
  • an  executive biography for use in networking;
  • attendance at one of my Job Search Strategy Session conference calls;
  • marketing to executive recruiters for your industry;
  • and networking / cover letters.

What I Do and Why I Do It

My company is a marketing firm for executive job seekers. What motivates me is that I’ve always enjoyed writing and helping people. So I built a business around these passions, and I love helping people improve their lives. Based in Southern California, I collaborate with job seekers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

How I Can Help You

While there  are no guarantees, many of my clients have…

  • secured higher-paying jobs that enable them to do more of their favorite activities, worry less, and have a more secure future for themselves and their families;
  • landed new jobs after being laid off;
  • earned internal promotions;
  • and secured jobs that allow them to work from home, letting them spend more time with their families.

Your present and future happiness depends on how you manage your career today … and how you market yourself is one of the key factors that determines what career opportunities are available to you. Be smart and take it seriously.

Resume Writing

My resumes are aligned with your job search target and strategy and clearly show an employer the value you can provide by emphasizing your personal brand and specific, quantifiable achievements.

Other services include: cover letters, bios, post-interview letters, and much more.

Leverage The Full Power of LinkedIn

If you’re not among the 300+ million professionals on LinkedIn.com, or you’re not using it to the fullest extent, you might be missing out on opportunities. I offer coaching, online training, and profile writing to help you maximize your use of this essential tool for the modern job hunter.

Job Search Strategy Session: Accelerate Your Job Search

If you want to land the perfect job quickly, you need a solid job search strategy and strategic interviewing techniques. That’s why I provide a Job Search Strategy Session.

This program, included in all my packages, is designed to make your job search faster and easier.

Job Search Coaching & Interview Coaching

Would you benefit from a partner to guide you in your job search, helping you get on the right track with a solid strategy and then holding you accountable and providing ongoing support and guidance as you implement the strategy? How about job interview coaching, and mock interviews to test your skills? My career coaches have a proven track record in empowering clients to overcome the toughest job search obstacles. I can set you up with the right coach for you based on your needs.

 

Who I Work With

Client Snapshot:

  • Executives at all levels (C-Level, EVP, SVP, VP), directors, and managers
  • Over 80% managers and executives (the rest are individual contributors with specialized skills or a high level of responsibility)
  • Typical salary range from about $70,000 to over $1 million
  • Mostly Generation Xers and Baby Boomers with 10 to 30+ years of experience

 

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Specialties


I have also written job-winning resumes for clients in many other industries and professions.





Testimonials

"I had four headhunters find me on LinkedIn and contact me, and my resume did a great job of showing what I can bring to a company. I'm very excited to be starting my new job. I highly recommend Kelly's services and will be referring friends to her." -Phil F., Director of Business Development, Los Angeles area (via LinkedIn)

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My Difference

  • Recruiter Perspective
    I have an active executive recruiter for Fortune 500 companies who will review your resume before we finalize it!
  • Up-to-the-Minute
    I'm up to date on how to get you noticed on LinkedIn, as well as resume trends.
  • Comprehensive
    My team and I can equip you with everything you need!
  • Attentive
    You can call or email me at any point in your job search for advice and encouragement.


Did you know?

Your job search expenses are usually tax-deductible; check with your tax professional about deducting your investment in my services. I'll provide you with a receipt for your records.