You’re not just looking for a new job.

You’re looking for a new career.

You want to move to a profession or an industry in which you have no work experience or achievements.

Your Current Resume Will not Work for You

An all too common mistake is “tweaking” an existing resume, one that has worked for you in the past.  The problem:  it was written based on your current career and/or industry. A few edits will not work for you because it will not be relevant.

Successful Career Changers – if they did it, you can 

  • Lawyer to Corporate Communications Manager

  • Elementary Education Teacher to Museum Program Manager

  • Personal Banker to Real Estate Analyst

  • Mortgage Processor to Executive Assistant

  • Marketing Specialist to Branding Strategist

  • Sales Manager to Financial Investment Advisor

  • Nurse to Clinical Education Manager

  • Restaurant Manager to Training & Development Manager

  • Quality Assurance Specialist to Human Resources Generalist

  • Communications Specialist to Instructional Designer

  • Marketing Manager to Adjunct Professor

  • Travel Agent to Customer Services Manager

  • Chemical Engineer to Organizational Development Manager

  • High School English Teacher to Content Writer

Start with the End in Mind & Start Over

Step 1:  set your current resume aside and start fresh.

Step 2:  forget about your chronological resume format.

Step 3:  base your resume upon the position you now desire.

3 Winning Career Change Resume Factors

  • your current and past job titles are not relevant – your strengths and achievements are.

  • objective statements will not help you – a profile summary will.

  • showcase your transferrable experience and skills – help hiring managers “see” you in the new role.