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If you are looking for more information on how to write a great resume – or to get an expert to help you with yours – you've come to the right place! This site was created by the National Resume Writers' Association (NRWA), a US-based nonprofit association with members from around the world who are dedicated to learning about and providing expertise in resume writing to all job seekers.
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The NRWA is a volunteer, member-driven nonprofit organization. Established in 1997, we have led the charge to drive excellence in resume writing through commitment to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards. The NRWA continues to expand globally, with member experts in diverse industries, professions, and careers.
The resume experts at the NRWA are committed to ongoing professional development utilizing industry-leading webinars, training programs, resources, and conferences. This allows NRWA professionals to stay abreast of changes in the careers industry to best serve you—our clients and business partners.
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The NRWA offers a certification program to recognize writers who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence. The Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) distinction validates that a career professional meets stringent standards for quality.
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Our blog includes answers to many resume questions! New content added regularly.
I do not have Microsoft Word on my computer. Do I have to have it for my job search? Can I just send everything in PDF? If not, why?
QUESTION: I do not have Microsoft Word on my computer. Do I have to have it for my job search? Can I just send everything in PDF? If not, why?When you upload your resume online it goes into an ATS (applicant tracking system). Of the 200+ different ATS currently in...
I have recently stepped down from leadership roles and now want a job without such responsibility. How do I overcome being viewed as “overqualified”?
QUESTION: I have recently stepped down from leadership roles and now want a job without such responsibility. How do I overcome being viewed as “overqualified”?It is certainly possible and would require a rebranding of your experience, skills, and other relevant...
QUESTION: Should I put outside activities or community service on my resume?Listing board positions, sports, and community service activities can show that you're well-rounded, but if space is tight, list only those organizations in which you held a leadership role...
Most Popular Questions from our Blog
I heard that the top third of the resume is the most important? Why and what do I put there to have the most impact?
QUESTION: I heard that the top third of the resume is the most important? Why and what do I put there to have the most impact?Your resume must move the reader to action (aka call you for an interview). A strong positioning strategy includes 3 elements: 1) a branded...
QUESTION: Would you please share some of your favorite resume writing and job search resources?Many job search resources are job-specific; Google niche job boards in your field. Be careful choosing online resume writing help; many just want to draw you into paying...
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