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Jean Austin

Talents Presented Resume Writing & Job Search Strategies


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Talents Presented Resume Writing & Job Search Strategies
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Wisconsin & Florida locations

Professional Overview

How many years in the industry?
8+ Years
Primary Work Setting
Experienced Business Owner (5+ years)
Certifications and Designations
Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW), Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE), Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC), Certified Job Search Strategist (CJSS), Online Professional Networking Strategist (COPNS)
How I help
Applicant tracking system (ATS) compatibility in job search documents and well-branded LinkedIn profiles have become critical to the job search process. Interviews are becoming less personal as employers streamline the hiring process by adopting new technologies.

As a Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW), Certified LinkedIn Profile Expert, Certified Online Profile Networking Strategist (COPNS ), Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC), and Certified Job Search Strategist (CJSS), I can provide you with the tools and strategies you need to conduct a successful job search. I guarantee that I will:

- Ensure that your resume and related documents communicate your unique brand, leadership style, achievements and value in an way
- Develop a unique and comprehensive targeted job search strategy specifically designed to meet your goals
- Create an eye-catching and compelling LinkedIn profile
- Prepare you for the interview process
- Design customized, proactive, long-term career management strategies
Service Offerings
  • LinkedIn Profile Writing
  • Business Writing
  • Personal Branding
  • Interview Coaching
  • Career Counseling
  • Job Search Coaching
  • Proofreading/Copy Editing
Service Description
Resumes, LinkedIn profiles, professional biographies, job search strategies, interview preparation, career coaching
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
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment / Media
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems / IT
  • Legal / Law Enforcement
  • Manufacturing / Supply Chain / Logistics
  • Marketing / PR
  • Ministry
  • Nonprofit
  • Pharmaceutical / Medical Device
  • Recent Graduate / Entry Level
  • Sales / Sales Management
Speaker Bio & Topics
Jean Austin has been in the resume writing and career services industries for 25+ years. Her certifications include:
Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW)
Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE)
Certified Job Search Strategist (CJSS)
Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC)
Certified Online Professional Networking Strategist (COPNS/LinkedIn)

During her tenure as Director of Career Education and Services at Concordia University Wisconsin, Jean led faculty, staff, undergraduate/graduate level students, and members of community members as they explored and developed career paths, strategized job searches, and prepared for interviews. She expanded her signature services by starting Talents Presented R�sum� Writing & Job Search Strategies in 2007.

Jean has the expertise to help job seekers clarify, plan and prioritize career decisions so they can take steps towards a career that is professionally, financially, and emotionally fulfilling. By leveraging her background in business, human resources, law, healthcare, academia, and the arts, she is able to offer unique and in-depth perspectives that only client commitment and a diverse career path can provide.

Jean has served the NRWA in the following capacities: Education Chair/2019-present, Immediate Past Conference Program Chair/2018, Conference Program Chair/2017, Conference Program Planning Committee member/2013-present, ROAR Committee judge, ask Ask the Experts contributor.

-The Accomplishments-driven Resume
-How to Write a Compelling Resume

NCRW Designation:

NCRW Certified?
NCRW Certification Date
March 30, 2016
NCRW Renewal Date
June 30, 2025

NCOPE Certification

NCOPE Certified?
NCOPE Certification Date
January 10, 2019
NCOPE Renewal Date
April 30, 2024

Board & Committee Service (ADMIN USE)

Board Position
Board Bio
Jean Austin is a member of the NRWA Board of Directors, Advisory Board, and is acting NRWA Professional Development Chair. She has also served as a ROAR judge, Conference Program Planning Committee member, Public Image Committee member, Ask the Experts contributor, and NRWA program auditor. She served as 2017 Conference Program Planning Chair and was honored with the Vivian Belen Award for outstanding service to the NRWA.
While Director of Career Education and Services at Concordia University Wisconsin, Jean became passionate in her desire to help job seekers achieve their career goals. She transformed a one-person career services office to a full-service department, offering a complete spectrum of career services including resume writing, interview prep, a resource library and computer center. She collaborated with university faculty and staff in developing and launching departmental presentations and job search events, including job fairs, employer networking receptions, “meet the professionals,” and business/dining etiquette events, She earned a Master of Science degree in Education with an emphasis in Student Personnel Administration.
Jean established Talents Presented Resume Writing & Job Search Strategies in 2007. Her diverse
career background has enabled her to provide an unusual depth of perspective for job seekers. She creates customized resumes and cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, and professional bios, letters of inquiry/acceptance, and thank-you letters. Jean also coaches job seekers on job search strategies and helps them prepare for interviews. Keenly aware of her responsibilities to her clients, she has committed herself to ongoing professional development, and has attained the following certifications:

-Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW)
-Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE) (LinkedIn)
-Certified Job Search Strategist (CJSS)
-Certified Career management Coach (CCMC)
-Online Professional Networking Strategist (COPNS) (LinkedIn)

Jean is honored to be able to play a leadership role in the NRWA, the gold standard in the field of resume writing industry and an organization that has crucial to the development and success of so many in the resume writing industry.

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