The Resource Planning Group
Achieving individual and organization performance excellence
Career Strategies Division
For Individuals in Transition
Résumés that get results
Incisive résumé critique and assessment; writing an effective, competitive and compelling marketing document, both in Traditional and Personal Branding format.
We create a unique, well-crafted personal marketing presentation and develop a front-line marketing product that successfully generates recruiter and company notice. Every document we produce is a reflection of the individual's capabilities, accomplishments, strengths and potential.
Traditional Resume Presentation & Sample
“I’ve enjoyed the process of being forced to think about my accomplishments and presenting them in a way that sells.” D.P.
Cover Letters that Sell
Writing the four basic types of target cover letters:
Ad Response/Job Announcement
Cover letters are an integral part of any job campaign and are a critical adjunct to the résumé. The cover letter sets the candidate apart from the competition and prompts a more interested consideration of the résumé.
"Contacts from my responses to listings rose from 5% to 35% after using the cover letter and resume you prepared for me. " D.B.
Venture Capital firms
Comprehensive databases, continually updated.
We use diverse providers of database listings. Our databases allow us to design customized targeted marketing programs given a broad range of search parameters. We can search on industry, size, number of employees, area code, ZIP code, geographic preference, etc. You also have a choice between regular mail and e-mail campaigns.
"Your professional service was instrumental in getting my search off dead center and moving forward. I am very glad to recommend you to my associates. " B.L.
Search Strategy Coaching & Counseling
Sustained support with a career coach during the job search.
Planning the campaign, learning networking and interviewing techniques, preparing for negotiations. We provide assistance to help get the next best job in the shortest possible time.
"You really helped me navigate the system to my advantage. Thanks so much!" D.S.
Thank you for all your help and guidance in preparing my résumé during my recent search for a new position. I am pleased to report that I have accepted the role of Vice President Finance and Chief Financial officer at a company in New Jersey, starting there late last year.
I certainly enjoyed working with you during my search process. Please do not hesitate to let me know if I can help you in any way in the future.
Thank you again, and I wish you all the best.
I have forwarded your name, phone and email to a friend who is looking for some help with his résumé. I do so with recommendations for your work and collaboration. Thanks for your help.
Jayne & Mark,
Thank you for the assistance in updating my résumé. I gave you folks high marks at last week's ExecuNet session here in Boston. Hopefully it will lead more opportunities your way.
Thanks for your work. I do like and appreciate good work, and you certainly did improve on what I had. Thank you.
Thanks again for your contributions.
Thanks! The ink is not dry yet and there is a good deal to talk about. Thanks for your help. You have been very insightful. I've enjoyed the process of being forced to think about my accomplishments and presenting them in a way that sells.
I'll be in touch,
Thanks for your help. Your service worked well for me. I will keep you posted on my progress and perhaps will have the opportunity to work with you in the future.
Thanks again for sending my résumé to me on disk. I've taken a look at it and shown it to a few people-the consensus is "it looks good". In fact, I sent it to a recruiter acquaintance of mine who offered to give me some feedback and his only comment was "Awesome".
Just a note to let you know I have ended my job search with great success. Your services played a major role in this and I pass along my sincere thanks! I have passed along your name and phone number to quite a few people.
My responses to job listings rose from 5% to 35% after using the cover letter and résumé you prepared for me.
Thanks again for your professional assistance!
I thought you did a very good job in helping my son-in-law Mark prepare a résumé. Hopefully he will have the same good fortune that I had in securing a new position. When he began working on his résumé I recommended that he get professional help and I was confident that you would do a good job for him at a fair price.
I appreciate the help that you provided me in my recent job search.