Cheryl Ann Harland, MBA, CPRW, IJCTC

My clients have a 98% success rate in securing new employment.

I’m Cheryl Ann Harland, Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Internationally Certified Job and Career Transition Coach (IJCTC) providing personal branding and career management services to Professionals, Managers and Executives across a broad spectrum of industries.

Resumes By Design, a Houston Resume Services Company has assisted thousands of Houston Professionals, Managers and Executives achieve their career goals for twenty years.

An MBA graduate, former Executive Recruiter and Human Resources Director, I work directly with my clients to uncover talents, achievements and strengths, and to design the strategy to propel my clients’ careers to the next level. Leveraging my credentials and lifelong passion for writing, I create key word optimized, eye catching resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles that get results!

Why is my resume writing different?

I provide personal branding and a strategic game plan to market you as The Premiere Candidate to recruiters and hiring managers.

My resume writing wins jobs at major Fortune 500 companies to include BP, Schlumberger, Halliburton, ExxonMobil, Shell, HP, Federal Express, Ritz Carlton, PepsiCo, AT&T, Citibank and Dow Chemical.

My ability to educate clients on the top strategies for using LinkedIn, the No. 1 candidate source for executive recruiters.

My proficiency in LinkedIn profile writing captures the keywords in your industry that attract top jobs.

Nationally Published Author of Award Winning Resumes

I am featured in following Top Resume Writing and Career Services Books:

  • America’s Top Resumes for Americas Top Jobs
  • Professional Resumes for Executives, Managers and Other Administrators
  • Resumes that Knock’em Dead
  • Gallery of Best Resumes
  • Professional Resumes for Accounting, Tax, Finance & Law
  • Expert Resumes for Computer & Web Jobs
  • Expert Resumes for Career Changers
  • Gallery of Best Resumes for People Without a Four-Year Degree
  • Gallery of Best Resumes for Two-Year Degree Graduates
  • Professional Resumes for Tax & Accounting Occupations
  • Cover Letter Magic
  • Cover Letters that Knock’em Dead

The advantages of working with Cheryl are clear:

  • Thousands of successful executive, management and professional clients within sales, operations, IT, manufacturing, financial services, oil and gas, chemical, healthcare, construction, banking, telecom and other leading Industries.
  • MBA degree with astute problem-solving capabilities and a deep understanding of the roles and responsibilities of executives, board directors and senior managers
  • Multiple certifications in Resume Writing, Interviewing, Salary Negotiations and Career Transitions
  • Author of Career Articles for The Ladders
  • Knowledge and expertise to deliver a results-driven, personally-tailored robust resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile
  • Recognized as an Expert Resume Source by Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 Companies
  • Preferred Outplacement Services Professional for Houston-based companies