TRAININGS & DO-IT-YOURSELF

I cannot say enough positive things about Melanie. She was very communicative and really listened to my needs and goals. I have received so many compliments on my resume. I credit her with me being able to land a job a month after finishing grad school. Thanks again!

– Jamie Simpkins

Resume Revival Kit

Not ready to drop a few hundred dollars on a professionally written resume? This is the perfect solution if you:

  • want to learn how to brand and package yourself to showcase your value to an employer…
  • know your résumé needs work, but you struggle with talking about yourself on paper…
  • are looking for a comprehensive guide on how to create a résumé that generates interviews…
  • need help quantifying your achievements and working them into your résumé…

My resume is my 1st impression and it screams talented, skilled, professional. I wanted to change career paths and Melanie worked with me and created a resume that has landed me 3 job interviews this week alone!”

– Shawna Norris


LinkedIn Webinar

This training called, How to Land Your Next Job Using LinkedIn comes with a LinkedIn Profile Optimizer Workbook that walks you through how to craft a profile that turns heads so you get hired and get paid.

You will learn how to:

  • optimize your profile so you actually show up in recruiter searches for the positions you want
  • create a headline that pops so recruiters click on you versus the other gazillion potential candidates
  • transform your boring, dull profile into a uniquely branded billboard that sells your value and turns heads
  • reach your future boss and build your visibility among hiring managers, recruiters in your field
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Thank you for hosting the webinar.  It was very informative.  I appreciate you sharing your expertise in the webinar and free workbook, which is excellent by the way!

– Sylvia Holmes


1:1 LinkedIn Training

Having an awesome profile is a great start, but to truly maximize your success on LinkedIn, you’ll need to understand how LinkedIn works, how to build a targeted network of professionals that may be able to connect you to your next opportunity and foster authentic relationships – without asking for a hand out.

During this 90 minute, live, interactive training, I walk you through the strategies you need to tap into LinkedIn’s hidden gems and stand out among a sea of 500 million.

  • learn advanced profile secrets and present yourself as the brilliant professional that you are.
  • build the authority, credibility and visibility you need to attract high-level opportunities.
  • stand out as a valuable asset to potential employers, recruiters and decision makers.
  • create a strategic network of professionals within your targeted audience.
  • gain access to your future boss and engage with industry colleagues that help you get in through the back door.
  • retain the video recording to re-watch any time you’d like.

 

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Thank you for the Linkedin profile…went from a complete waste of space to All-Star status!

– Shannon Shaffer


1:1 Resume Tailoring Class

Applicant Tracking Systems can be a challenge to figure out. Now that more than 80% of companies are using some kind of ATS to manage applications, you’ve got to crack the ATS code if you want to have a chance when applying online. Luckily all of our documents are ATS friendly – plus we give you a free ASCII plain text file just in case.

But formatting is only one component that the ATS looks at. You also have to master what I like to call the ‘keyword game’. The resume we create for you will be fabulous to send to contacts, hiring managers and recruiters, but you may need to tweak some of the verbiage based on the job description at hand.

I know…you’re not exactly sure how to do that, right? Well, I am now adding a free service where after each and every project is finalized, we will hop on a live screen share and I will show you exactly how to tweak your resume so it matches the job description more closely.

And… you get the video recording to re-watch any time you’d like.

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Hey Melanie, little update; since we spoke last, I got the job with Target as their new Operations manager in Tifton, Georgia. I think the new resume was the bow that tied everything up perfectly. Thanks again for the awesome resume!

- Treavine Edman


Job Search Strategy Session

Yes, your new resume is pure awesomeness and you’re ready to start applying!

But, do you know how to actually get your new and improved resume in front of the right people? Job searching is not as simple as it once was. Therefore, you’ll need a real strategy in place (and I don’t mean figuring out how many Indeed applications you can send within 10 minutes).

You need to figure out how to reach your future boss and get your resume in front of him or her. In this 30 minute session, we devise a customized job search plan so you make sure you are spending your job search time wisely.

You’ll walk away knowing exactly where your best-fit opportunities lie and where to go both online and offline to start getting interviews lined up right away.

Melanie provided useful tips on networking and optimizing my LinkedIn profile in order to attract recruiters. I landed several interviews, which led to a job offer that I accepted. Melanie’s coaching combined broad technical knowledge of job-hunting techniques with an encouraging style that kept me motivated throughout the process. I would recommend her to anyone looking for resume writing or job search coaching services.

– Katharine Spehar


Interview Coaching

I know, you HATE interviewing. You are never sure what to say, how to say it, what to wear or what to do after. You THINK you do pretty well – but you NEVER hear back and wonder what the heck happened. You start doubting your abilities and your confidence takes a deep dive into total self-doubt.

Unfortunately, the reality is, the job offer isn’t necessarily granted to the one who is most qualified, but the one who interviews best. But, you’re in luck…

Believe it or not, interviewing is a skill that can be learned. And I am here to teach you all the insider information they WISH you knew about interview…we are going to shine some light on everything from preparation to first impressions to the interview process and follow up. This package entails:

  • 60-minute private coaching call designed to help you reshape your mindset around the entire interview process and identify your strongest selling points
  • 60-minute mock interview / training session, with suggestions on how to improve responses to questions, tone of voice and body language so you are always selling your value
  • 90 GOOD Questions to Ask During a Job Interview – PDF download
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With her assistance I feel much more confident when applying for any job.  Additionally, I recently received a  job offer, which I decided not to take as they could not offer me what I felt I am worth.  Her services and guidance have increased my self confidence and knowledge of job searching.

– Melisa Garcia


Salary Negotiation Training

Did you know that most employers expect you (the candidate) to negotiate your compensation package? How many times have you been offered a salary and simply agreed out of fear of them revoking the offer?

No more! You are selling yourself short and frankly if you don’t ask the answer is always no. Learn how to negotiate any offer with confidence (and not just your pay rate). This package entails:

 

  • 30-minute 1-on-1 salary negotiation training – don’t get paid a penny less than what you’re worth
  • 30-minute salary negotiation role play with multiple scenarios
  • Salary negotiation preparation worksheet and how-to guide (with templates & scripts)

My resume was old, my interview skills dusty. Working with Melanie at Resume Evolution was by far the best decision I could have made! She counseled me on EVERY  single step. She even helped me negotiate extra perks!  Her knowledge is vast, her professionalism speaks volumes and ultimately I owe my new career and bigger pay check directly to her efforts.

– Artis Scott III

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