Kelly Donovan
Principal, Kelly Donovan & Associates
  • LinkedIn strategist & profile writer
  • Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)
  • Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC)
  • Outplacement provider
  • Speaker & trainer
  • Globally recognized work (TORI nominee)

I help execs leave jobs that aren't fun anymore and land their dream jobs!

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          Training & Education

          Online Identity

  • Allison & Taylor – You can use this firm to check your own references; find out what your references will say about you when contacted by an employer
  • Use this Google unpersonalized search plugin to search for your own name and see what results come up–without any personalization based on your browsing history, social media, location, etc. (Good tool for seeing what an employer might see!)

          Job Research

  • Vault, glassdoorwetfeet – Get the scoop on potential employers
  • – Find out what you’re worth (use it as one piece of info, along with other sources)

         Job Search

  • List of industry-specific job boards – Everyone knows about the major boards, but niche job boards are often a better source than the big guys
  • RecruitersOnline – Directory of headhunters nationwide
  •  – Source for affordable, quality business cards for use in your job search
  • ASAE – Organization for association executives; has searchable directory of thousands of professional associations nationwide. Being active in a professional association in your industry is one of the best ways to build relationships that can lead to jobs
  • investigative report on recruiting scam – even smart executives have fallen prey to a slick recruiting scam. Be very careful with anyone who claims to be a recruiter.


 Please note: None of the above links are affiliate links, meaning that I receive no money from the companies if you buy anything from them (if applicable). These are resources I believe in.

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  • C-Suite Leaders
  • Healthcare Executives
  • Sales Executives
  • HR Executives
  • Senior-Level Attorneys, General Counsel
  • Operations Executives
  • Banking Executives
  • Technology Executives (Business Side)
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Executives
  • Media Executives


"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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Our Difference

  • Recruiter Perspective
    We have an active executive recruiter for Fortune 500 companies who will review your resume before we finalize it
  • Up-to-the-Minute
    Kelly is more up to date than industry peers on how to get you noticed on LinkedIn, as well as resume trends
  • Comprehensive
    Our team can equip you with everything you need
  • Attentive
    You can call or email Kelly if you have a question during your job search