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Grant Cooper

Strategic Resumes & Business Plans


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Strategic Resumes & Business Plans
New Orleans
United States
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Professional Overview

How many years in the industry?
8+ Years
Primary Work Setting
Experienced Business Owner (5+ years)
Certifications and Designations
How I help
Feature a walk-in office on New Orleans' historic Magazine St. in the Uptown district, work with clients one-on-one or virtually. We are a full-service Resume Writing, Career Coaching, Outplacement, Hiring, Technical Writing, and Business Plan Writing agency. Appointments available Monday through Saturday.
Service Offerings
  • LinkedIn Profile Writing
  • Business Writing
  • Personal Branding
  • Interview Coaching
  • 30-60-90 Day Plans
  • Career Counseling
  • Job Search Coaching
  • Salary Negotiations
  • College Essays & Applications
Service Description
Resume Writing, Best-Practices in LinkedIn Profiles, Cover Letters, Career Coaching, Outplacement, Business Plans
Resume Specialties
  • Accounting / Banking / Finance
  • Administrative / Executive Support
  • Agriculture
  • Arts / Creative
  • Blue Collar / Skilled Trade
  • Career Change / Return to Work
  • Executive / C-Level
  • Education / Academia / Higher Education
  • Energy / Oil & Gas
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment / Media
  • Federal / State Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems / IT
  • International
  • Legal / Law Enforcement
  • Life Sciences / Forestry
  • Manufacturing / Supply Chain / Logistics
  • Marketing / PR
  • Military / Military Transition
  • Ministry
  • Nonprofit
  • Pharmaceutical / Medical Device
  • Recent Graduate / Entry Level
  • Sales / Sales Management
Speaker Bio & Topics
New Orleans native Grant Cooper is Founder & President of Strategic Resumes® & Business Plans. He has appeared as a career expert on CBS, ABC & FOX TV & Radio and has fulfilled contracts for the U.S. Air Force, Kinko's, the Louisiana Dept. of Labor, the City of New Orleans, the NFL, the NBA, as well as universities, regional banks, celebrities, and major corporations nationwide. As a former corporate and government manager, Mr. Cooper can provide unique insight into what he calls the "Jedi Mind Tricks" of landing the best jobs.

NCRW Designation:

NCRW Certified?

NCOPE Certification

NCOPE Certified?

Board & Committee Service (ADMIN USE)

Board Position
DIRECTOR OF MEMBER SUPPORT: New Business Owners (Eastern Region)
Board Bio
Mr. Cooper founded New Orleans-based Strategic Resumes®, Career Coaching & Business Plans in 1994, with an office located in the historic Magazine Street District in New Orleans. Mr. Cooper is a Certified Advanced Resume Writer (CARW), Career Coach, LinkedIn Profile Writer, Business Plan Writer, and active member of several career industry associations.

In 1995, Mr. Cooper’s firm landed a groundbreaking nationwide contract to provide custom resume writing services under the Strategic Résumés® brand for 350+ Kinko’s copy center locations from coast to coast, employing up to 25+ writers and staff. Mr. Cooper and his team successfully managed the contract until FedEx acquired Kinko’s in the early 2000s.

In 2002, Mr. Cooper authored and marketed a first of its kind, nationally distributed Windows-based standalone software program with CD, Resume Critique Writer®, that was purchased by hundreds of 4-year universities, community colleges, U.S. military career centers, recruiters, and resume writing professionals throughout the U.S. & overseas.

Mr. Cooper is a consultant to recruiters, media reporters, corporations, and athletic programs, and has been featured/quoted in BS, NBC, ABC, and Fox networks and affiliates.

Mr. Cooper also prepares business plans that result in private investor, bank, and SBA funding. He has taught business plan writing at several national conferences. Clients have included start-ups in Healthcare, Fitness, Energy, Transportation, Construction, Retail, Food & Beverage, Hospitality, International Trade, Education, Automotive, Real Estate, Financial Services, Film, Social Media, and Organic Agriculture sectors. Mr. Cooper wrote a non-profit business plan that was funded by Brad Pitt.

Strategic Resumes® has landed contracts and engagements with the U.S. Air Force, Kinko's, the Louisiana Dept. of Labor, the City of New Orleans, the American Red Cross, Job1, American Express, NFL & NBA, as well as universities, banks, hospitals, nonprofits, government, and corporations. Grant's clients win competitive positions at Fortune 500 firms.

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