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The mission of the National Résumé Writers' Association, a nonprofit trade association for professional resume writers, is to increase the visibility of the industry, encourage ethical practices, promote excellence, and raise industry standards through peer marketing and training.

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The NRWA strives to provide on-demand, relevant learning opportunities for career professionals including webinars and convenient training. Maintain your skills, build your credibility, and stay on top of the industry's dynamic trends. Learn about our upcoming events. 

Upcoming events

    • April 12, 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • webinar

    Prep Your Clients for Success: 10 Tips for Job-Winning Interviews

    Presented by Lorraine Beaman, NCRW, ACRW

    Friday, April 12, 2019

    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., ET 

    Great resumes lead to job-securing interviews. Learn what makes a resume interview friendly and a great tool for interview coaching. Become familiar with the most commonly asked interview questions and how to prepare clients to respond. Understand how to use a job description to anticipate job-specific questions. Empower clients to handle illegal, inappropriate, and critical thinking, questions. Finally, learn methods for helping clients overcome the fear of interviewing.

    In this webinar, you will learn:

    1. What makes a resume interview-friendly.
    2. How to help clients anticipate, and respond to, interview questions.
    3. Techniques for helping clients manage their fear of interviewing.

    Eligible for 1 CEU. This one-hour webinar is $19.99 for NRWA members and $39.99 for nonmembers. It will be recorded and distributed to all participants.

    About Lorraine Beaman

    Lorraine Beaman is an expert in preparing clients to excel in the toughest interviews. She builds on her years of experience as an outplacement specialist, recruiter, and coach, to lead career-advancing workshops and coaching sessions. She counts among her clients leaders in Fortune 500 companies, new graduates, and individuals returning to the workforce.

    Lorraine earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, a master’s degree from California State University, Chico, and a Certification in Negotiation and Leadership from the Harvard University Program on Negotiation. She is a Certified Salary Negotiation Facilitator for the American Association of University Women, Certified Career Coach, and Nationally Certified Resume Writer.

    Committed to bringing the most innovative job search strategies to her clients, she maintains active memberships in the International Coaching Federation, Career Thought Leaders, and The National Résumé Writers Association, where she currently serves as President-Elect. Contributions to the field include the article, “A Lifetime of Experience: Helping Older Workers Communicate Their Employability Utilizing Job Search Documents, Social Media, and Networking,” in the Career Planning and Adult Development Journal. She received the “2018 Top Writer” recognition for her contributions to the social media platform Quora in the areas of job search, interviewing, and negotiation, and her coaching tips and resume samples are included in the recently published book, The Motivated College Graduate, by Brian E. Howard.

    • September 23, 2019
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • September 27, 2019
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas

    Registration includes full conference program worth 10 NCRW CEs.

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    Nonmembers can choose a nonmember registration option or . . .

    Become an NRWA member and enroll in the conference at a special discounted member rate. You'll actually save money AND enjoy a year's worth of valuable benefits, resources, support, and more!


Past events

March 15, 2019 Webinar - The LinkedIn Flipside: What Hiring Reps REALLY See When Your Clients Apply Online Through LinkedIn
February 22, 2019 Webinar (Two-Part) - How to Rock Your Writing and Your Business in 2019!
February 04, 2019 Webinar - NRWA Conference at Sea: Your Questions Answered
January 25, 2019 Webinar - How I Made $41K+ From Webinars This Year
January 23, 2019 Webinar - NRWA Conference at Sea: Your Questions Answered
December 14, 2018 Quarterly Call for Experienced Business Owners
December 07, 2018 Webinar - Generating Cover Letter Income by Adding the Human Touch to Ignite an Interview
December 06, 2018 NCOPE Class
November 09, 2018 Webinar - Insightful Information: How to Get It, How to Use It Beyond the Résumé
October 19, 2018 Webinar - Stand Out by Being You: Create a Marketing Message That Attracts Your Ideal Clients While Being Authentic to Who You Are
October 04, 2018 The NRWA Conference (2018)
October 04, 2018 Preconference Workshop: Don’t Be Linked-OUT! Content Writing, Networking and the Technical Backstage
September 13, 2018 Webinar - Create Impact Bullets That Sell Your Clients' ROI Value
August 24, 2018 Quarterly Call for Experienced Business Owners
July 20, 2018 2018 ROAR Contest Closes - Last Day for Entries
July 13, 2018 Webinar - Increasing Average Order Size Starts with YOU! Define…Create…Offer!
June 22, 2018 Quarterly Call for New Business Owners
June 08, 2018 Webinar - Essential Microsoft Word® Shortcuts and Timesavers for Professional Résumé Writers
May 24, 2018 Member Call: Experienced Business Owners
May 18, 2018 Quarterly Call for Experienced Business Owners
May 17, 2018 Member Call: Military, Workforce, Career Centers
May 11, 2018 Webinar - Best Practices to Keep Your Resume Business Less Prone to Liability
May 04, 2018 Webinar - ATS Two Part Webinar
April 19, 2018 Business Resiliency: Strengthening to Face Business Issues
April 18, 2018 NRWA Board of Directors meeting
April 18, 2018 2018 ROAR Contest Opens
March 30, 2018 NRWA Quarterly Call for New Business Owners
March 21, 2018 Board Meeting -- March 2018
March 12, 2018 Teamwork Projects Training
March 09, 2018 Teamwork Projects Training
March 02, 2018 NCRW Commission Meeting
February 02, 2018 Quarterly Call for Experienced Business Owners
November 15, 2017 Final Board Meeting for 2017
November 03, 2017 Webinar - Working with Career Changers…Coaching & Résumé Writing Strategies - Part 2
October 27, 2017 Webinar - Working with Career Changers…Coaching & Résumé Writing Strategies - Part 1
October 18, 2017 Board of Directors Strategic Planning Meeting
October 04, 2017 Public Image Committee Meeting
October 04, 2017 The NRWA Conference (2017)
October 04, 2017 Preconference Workshop ▬ Writing the Full Spectrum of Career Documents (4 CE's)
October 04, 2017 Preconference Workshop ▬ Systemized Approach to Offering Job Searching Services (4 CE's)
October 03, 2017 The NRWA Annual Board Strategic Planning Meeting


The NRWA strives to provide top quality, relevant learning opportunities for career professionals who wish to perfect their resume writing and other career marketing skills. We offer training options for everyone, beginner to seasoned professionals.



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