Welcome, reporters, editors, bloggers,
assignment editors, producers, and bookers
I’m available as a source or guest for the following career-related topics:
- Job search
- Resumes / cover letters
- Job seeker online presence & websites
- 2013 career trends
- Personal brand
- Keywords / applicant tracking systems
- Job interviews
I’m a certified resume writer and career communications specialist based in the greater LA area who works with job seekers nationwide. I’m the principal of Kelly Donovan & Associates.
My work has been featured in Gallery of Best Cover Letters, 4th Edition (JIST Works, 2012), and I’ve been quoted as a career expert in articles for Fast Company, CareerBuilder, and MSN Careers, among others. .
I earned certification as a Certified Professional Resume Writer through the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches, and I’m also a member of the National Resume Writers’ Association and Career Directors International.
I stay up to date on current trends and best practices through my day-to-day monitoring of my clients’ progress as well as ongoing professional development and reading.
As a former award-winning newspaper reporter, I understand the urgency of media deadlines, the importance of accuracy, and the need for clear, no-nonsense sound bites.
I can be reached at (909) 235-6383; if you leave me a voice mail, I’ll return your call as soon as I get the message.
You can also email me at inquiries (at) kellydonovan.com. I’ll respond as soon as I get your email. I check email regularly.
Recent Media Coverage
A list of some recent media coverage can be found here.
If I’m not the best expert to speak on the topic in question, I’d be happy to refer you to a colleague who would be perfect; I have a large network of industry contacts, including career coaches, recruiters, experienced HR professionals, social media specialists, resume writers, and other experts.