THE PROCESS -
EXISTING RESUME or NEW RESUME

Existing Resume

  1. For an existing and current resume, the process starts when you email us your resume.  At no cost, we will objectively evaluate it based on 10 criteria.
  2. We will return the completed Resume Assessment to you with comments and recommendations
  3. After you receive your free Resume Assessment, we will have a phone conversation to discuss the Assessment results.
    1. We will also assess LinkedIn profiles and any other job search tools as needed.
    2. Job search strategies and planning will be in scope for this call.
    3. The key take-away from the call will be a mutually agreed upon understanding of the services and tools that will be most helpful for your job search.
    4. This call typically last 30 to 45 minutes.
  4. Based on discussion notes from the Resume Assessment Call, a Customized Proposal will be developed that will clearly identify the next steps and services that are needed to assist you in your job search efforts.  This proposal will include itemized costs of appropriate services.  The proposal will also identify deliverables and estimated timing.
  5. Receipt of payment signifies agreement with the proposal.  No additional work will begin until payment is received in full.
  6. Drafts of all documents including Resumes, Cover Letters and any other deliverables will be emailed according to the agreed upon schedule.
  7. A follow-up video conference will be conducted to edit and revise drafts as needed.
  8. Final documents will be prepared and emailed to you.  All documents and files will be the sole property of the client. This concludes the process.

 

Entry Level or New Resume from Scratch

  1. After initial contact with Handcrafted Resumes LLC, you will be sent a form to obtain necessary personal and career information in an organized fashion.
  2. Upon receipt of the filled out information form, we will conduct a phone conversation to review, clarify and enhance the information as needed.  In addition to clarifying the information, this conversation will also cover:
    1. An assessment of your LinkedIn profile and any other job search tools as needed.
    2. Your job search strategy and plan.
    3. The key take-away from the call will be a mutually agreed upon understanding of the services and tools that will be most helpful for your job search.
    4. This call typically lasts 45 minutes to an hour.
  3. Based on discussion notes from the phone meeting referenced in point 2, a Customized Proposal will be developed that will clearly identify the next steps and services that are needed to assist you in your job search efforts.  This proposal will include itemized costs of appropriate services.  The proposal will also identify deliverables and estimated timing.
  4. Receipt of payment signifies agreement with the proposal.  No additional work will begin until payment is received in full.
  5. Drafts of all documents including Resumes, Cover Letters and any other deliverables will be emailed according to the agreed upon schedule.
  6. A follow-up video conference will be conducted to edit and revise drafts as needed.
  7. Final documents will be prepared and emailed to you.  All documents and files will be the sole property of the client.  This concludes the process.

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