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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

    • March 02, 2018
    • (EST)
    • February 01, 2019
    • (EST)
    • 12 sessions
    • Teleconference

    The NCRW commission meets on the first Friday of every month. For information, contact Certification Director Sally McIntosh,

    • January 23, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
    • webinar

    NRWA Conference at Sea - Your Questions Answered

    Free Informational Webinar

    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., ET 

    Do you have questions about the NRWA Conference at Sea but are too afraid to ask? Well here is your chance to ask the cruising experts. Holly Robertson, Owner and Concierge Travel Consultant of Latitudes Travel will join Nancy Grant, 2019 Conference Chair and Virginia Franco, NRWA President for an open session to answer all your questions.

    Can't make the webinar but still want your question answered? No worries. Send your inquiries ahead of time and we will put them on the list. Then, listen to the webinar recording at your leisure. Click here to check out the cruise and get ready to set sail on an educational vacation like no other.

    Click here to register for the free informational webinar via GoToWebinar:  NRWA Conference at Sea - Your Questions Answered

    Please send all questions by January 21 to

    • January 25, 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • webinar

    How I Made $41K+ From Webinars This Year

    Friday, January 25, 2019
    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., ET 

    Have you ever been told to get more business leads, you need to get your name out there by blogging, speaking, and networking? Let me save you some hard work and aggravation.

    About 6 years ago, I tried that exact same strategy.

    I spent a ton of time preparing presentations and writing articles, got a couple of clients, but had to keep generating new content. It became a vicious cycle that made me hate writing because I wasn’t getting a decent return on my time.

    Instead, I created a single presentation, marketed it to my email list and network, and never had to leave my office! Within weeks, I received a steady stream of leads, without having to worry about creating new content and taking time away from my clients.

    In this special webinar training, I’ll share with you the process I used to develop the lead generation machine I have today.

    You Will Learn

    • A solid marketing plan to promote your new webinar.

    • A framework to present a high-end offer.

    • How to charge more money for your services.

    • Recommendations on what tools to use to present your webinar.

    Eligible for one 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 Michelle Robin

    Self-proclaimed job search geek, Michelle Robin takes the often frustrating and miserable task of job search and makes it more enjoyable, perhaps even fun, for her clients. Founder of Brand Your Career, Michelle helps sales and marketing executives transform their career marketing materials into a package that wows their target employer.

    Michelle was a recipient of the first-ever NRWA ROAR award and is a dual-certified resume writer (NCRW and CPRW). Her work has been published in the books Modernize Your Resume: Get Noticed...Get Hired and Modernize Your Job Search Letters by Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark.

    • February 08, 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • webinar

    How to Rock Your Writing and Your Business in 2019!

    Two Part Webinar - February 8 and February 22 

    Presented by Ellen Steverson.  

    Part I - Friday, February 8, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., ET
    Write Faster, Increase Productivity, and Diversify Your Client Portfolio

    Part II - Friday, February 22, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., ET
    Discover Essential Steps to Sales Growth and Business Longevity  

    Knowledge You Will Gain:

    Both parts of “How to Rock Your Writing and Your Business in 2019!” will focus on no-nonsense tips, techniques, and strategies to grow your business. Each presentation is a stand-alone webinar, so you can take one or both. Webinars will focus on smart strategies that anyone can implement to reach writing and revenue goals. Let's face it; writing resumes day in and day out isn't always easy. These presentations will highlight strategies that work! From high school students to executives and presidential appointees, Ellen Steverson writes for all different clients and will gladly teach you her writing tips, sales strategies, and more! Join these webinars and let's ROCK 2019!

    Part 1: In this webinar you will

    • Learn how writing faster, smarter, and better will improve your confidence, client interaction, and entire business.
    • Increase your confidence as you discover practical strategies and tips to write for a broad range of clients.

    Part 2: In this webinar you will

    • Be energized by examples of tried and true growth strategies.
    • Learn creative ways to supercharge your sales cycle, services, and products.

    Each presentation will be recorded and distributed to participants. Participants registered for both webinars will receive both recordings.

    Part 1 is eligible for one CEU credit.

    About Ellen Steverson:

    Ellen Steverson opened StartingBlock Career Services LLC in 2011 and has increased overall sales 20% and higher year-over-year. She is a Nationally Certified Résumé Writer, former executive recruiter, and professionally trained sales woman who incorporates Fortune 500 sales techniques and processes to keep her business growing. She is passionate about helping people succeed and always happy to discuss sales and operations strategies!

      ** Live attendance is NOT required. ALL registrants will receive the recorded link to the webinar. 

      Member pricing for both Part I & II: $32.50 (save $7.48 from stand-alone pricing).

      Nonmember pricing for both Part I & II: $70.00 (save $9.98 from stand-alone pricing)

      • 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.

      Members need to log in to access membership pricing.

      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

    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
    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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