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Michelle Dumas

Michelle Dumas founded Distinctive Career Services, LLC (formerly Distinctive Documents) in 1996, one of the Internet’s longest-standing resume writing, personal branding, and career marketing firms. As one of only a handful of multiple certified professional resume writers, including the prestigious NCRW, CPRW, CPBS, CEIP, and JCTC credentials, Michelle is widely respected as an authority in the resume writing and employment services industries.

6 Resume Writing Strategies That Will Make You Shine In The Job Market

What is it about resume writing that makes people anxious? Here are some resume writing strategies that will make you shine in the job market.

4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume

Make sure that when your resume makes it into a hiring manager's hands, it will impress them. Here are 4 tips for writing a powerful resume.

5 Key Resume Writing Tips For The Over 50 Job Seeker

It can be difficult for people over 50 to find a job. Here are some resume writing tips for the over 50 job seekers.

5 Expert Tips To Modernize The ‘Look And Feel’ Of Your Resume

On average, recruiters spend only six seconds reviewing each resume. Here are some expert tips on how to modernize the "look and feel" of your resume!

The #1 Thing That Employers Are Looking For In A Resume

Employers are looking at your resume to make sure it has many things. But, this is the #1 thing employers are looking for in your resume.

The One Phrase You Should NEVER Use On Your Resume

You’ve probably rewritten your resume at least once in the past few years. This is one the phrase you need to remove from your resume.

How To Create A Resume That Captures The Hearts And Minds (And Job Offers) Of Employers

Using story-telling techniques will help get people's attention. Here's how to create a resume that captures the heart, mind, and job offers of employers.

Improve Your Resume Results With These 5 P’s Of Resume Writing

Are you struggling to get results in your job search. Maybe it has to do with your resume? Improve your resume results with these 5 P's of resume writing.