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Career Directors International

Career Directors International LLC is a privately run membership-based business whose goal is building successful career and resume entrepreneurs. CDI offers members access to a host of industry-exclusive resources, tools, and opportunities that are fine-tuned to accelerate success.  They offer the Certified Advanced Resume Writer (CARW) certification. And, for AWAI Resume members in good standing, CDI offers a special membership / certification package.

National Resume Writers’ Association

A non-profit association for resume writers. It is dedicated to promoting high standards of excellence through mentoring, education, and support services. NRWA has attracted many talented industry leaders.

Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches

PARW/CC is a professional association dedicated to elevating the skills, credibility, visibility, and profitability of specialists in the fields of resume writing, career coaching, and career counseling.

The Career Experts

The Career Experts, a membership organization, unites job seekers and resume writers.

Resume Writing Academy

A resume training and certification organization, offering the ACRW certification.


Resumes For Dummies
7th Edition

Author: Laura DeCarlo
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 1118982606

Knock ‘em Dead Resumes: A Killer Resume Gets More Job Interviews!
11th Edition

Author: Martin Yate CPC
Publisher: Adams Media
ISBN: 1440579075

What Color is Your Parachute? Guide to Rethinking Resumes

Author: Richard N Bolles
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607746573

Other Resources

Rockport Institute: How to Write a Masterpiece of a Resume

This award-winning guide to resume writing offers examples, format choices, help writing the objective, the summary and other sections, as well as samples of excellent resume writing. Career Center

Advice on interviewing, salary comparisons, and resume writing.

LifeTips: Resume Tips

Learn resume tips and resume writing techniques to make your resume writing stronger.

Open Colleges Blog

The Open Colleges Blog is an online community focused on personal and career development.

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