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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 qualifications of a “professional resume writer” can vary greatly – along with the services and quality provided. NRWA members are true resume experts committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards. The resume experts at the NRWA stay abreast of changes in the resume writing industry and are committed to your success. You can be confident partnering with a trusted NRWA resume expert to develop a strategy for achieving your career goals.
Learn About the Nationally Certified Resume Writer Credential
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.
QUESTION: Which resume format should I use? Functional? Chronological? Something else?Most recruiters don’t like functional resumes, and they don’t work well with employers’ Applicant Tracking Systems. A reverse chronological or “combination” format is better...
QUESTION: Should I always include a cover letter with my resume even if they don’t ask for it? A hiring manager told me, “I don’t always read the cover letters, but I go first for the applications that include one.” In addition, a cover letter enables you to go beyond...
QUESTION: Any tips for creating an attention-grabbing LinkedIn headline?Begin with the search terms people will use to find someone who does what you do, and use all 120 characters of LinkedIn headline space available to create a branded, keyword-rich statement....
Most Popular Questions from our Blog
I’ve seen resumes that include charts, bar graphs, word clouds, and other graphic images. Is this the new norm?
QUESTION: I've seen resumes that include charts, bar graphs, word clouds, and other graphic images. Is this the new norm? Content remains king. It will always serve you well to present well-matched qualifications and achievement-oriented writing in a clean,...
I realize that resumes now need to include numbers. I don’t do sales, so I don’t have any numbers to include. Am I doomed?
QUESTION: I realize that resumes now need to include numbers. I don’t do sales, so I don’t have any numbers to include. Am I doomed?No! There are many ways to measure your performance, including process improvement, change management, customer satisfaction and...
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