THE NATIONAL RÉSUMÉ WRITERS' ASSOCIATION

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The mission of The National Résumé Writers' Association, a nonprofit trade association for professional résumé 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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NRWA 2018 Conference
October 4-6, 2018

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

    • October 04, 2017
    • September 03, 2018
    • 12 sessions

    The Public Image Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month to advance promotional initiatives for The NRWA and its members.

    If you are interested in joining us for this important work, please email Mary Jo King: mj@alliancewritingservice.com.


    • March 02, 2018
    • February 01, 2019
    • 12 sessions
    • Teleconference

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

    • June 08, 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • webinar
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    Essential Microsoft Word® Shortcuts and Timesavers for Professional Résumé Writers
    Friday, June 8, 2018
    12:30-1:30 PM EDT

    Professional Résumé Writers: Increase your work speed, consistency, and professionalism by using essential Microsoft Word® shortcuts and tools for formatting professional résumés. Participants will learn how to:

    • Format all headings, paragraphs, or bulleted items fast and at the same time without using Styles. 
    • Automatically change words or place accented “é” throughout a document; replace names on contracts and quotes; replace words.
    • Use any font, regardless of the user’s computer platform.
    • Create or remove a custom “Draft” watermark.
    • Compare client’s revised document with yours when they didn’t use Track Changes.
    • Remove your name, versions, changes, and watermarks from final documents.
    • Gain quick access to frequently-used tools by modifying your toolbar.
    • Align dates to the right in one click.
    • Apply indents.
    • Adjust line and paragraph spacing.

    This webinar is worth 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 Holly Genser:
    Holly Genser, MA, CCTC helps résumé writers confidently format résumés that get noticed. A Certified Career Transitions Coach and Résumé and LinkedIn Profile Writer, Holly is the author of The Essential Microsoft Word® Manual for Professional Résumé Writers.

    Prior to becoming a coach, Holly designed and instructed learning programs for Fortune 500 companies and managed a university learning center. She has an MA in Training and Development from The Ohio State University.

    Living on a pond in Florida, Holly enjoys watching lizards, turtles, and ducks, singing, and being with close friends and family.



    • July 20, 2018

    Last Chance!

    Recognizing Outstanding Achievement in Résumés (ROAR)

    Don’t Miss This Incredible Opportunity!

    All Entries MUST be Submitted by July 20th.

    Winners will be revealed at the NRWA 2018 conference in Seattle.

    * Increase Your Credibility *

    * Raise Your Visibility *

    * Grow Your Business *

    * Prove That Your Résumés are Among the BEST of the BEST *

    Learn more and register here

    • August 24, 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Teleconference please email for dial-in instructions

    Quarterly networking and informational call for the experienced business owners among our members. This call is for NRWA members only. If you want more information on the call and how to participate, please email Virginia Franco at VAFrancoResumes@gmail.com

    • October 04, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • The W Seattle located in the heart of the city of Seattle, Washington at 1112 4th Avenue
    • 43
    Register

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    Preconference Workshop: 

    Don’t Be Linked-OUT! Content Writing, Networking and the Technical Backstage

    Are you ready if the paper resume disappears and is replaced by LinkedIn? Everyday more professionals are securing new career opportunities with LinkedIn as the leading recruitment tool. Our industry is not protected from digital disruption and we cannot sit on the sidelines while technology evolves around us.

    On a scale from 1-10, how do you rate your expertise level with LinkedIn? If you are not a 9 or better, then you should join us for this value-packed workshop.

     
    Presenters: 

    Brittney Beck, NCRW, CCELW

    Tom Powner CPRW, CEIP, CCMC, RCSBA, CDCC

    • October 04, 2018
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • October 06, 2018
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • The W Seattle located in the heart of the city of Seattle, Washington at 1112 4th Avenue
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    Registration includes full conference program worth 10 NCRW CEs and breakfast, lunch, and break refreshments on Friday and Saturday.

    Conference attendees also get complimentary entrance to the Thursday Welcome Reception!

    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!

     



    • December 14, 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Teleconference please email for dial-in instructions

    Quarterly networking and informational call for the experienced business owners among our members. This call is for NRWA members only. If you want more information on the call and how to participate, please email Virginia Franco at VAFrancoResumes@gmail.com

    • December 31, 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • webinar
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    Business Resiliency: Strengthening to Face Business Issues With Stan Washington
    Recorded: Thursday, April 19, 2018

    Unexpected issues can throw business owners for a loop. Life happens, and sometimes those unexpected issues can seem so overwhelming that all hope of recovery goes away. This webinar is designed to help business owners keep their hope alive.

    After attending this webinar, participants will:

    • Understand how to face issues to remain in business.
    • Learn to develop a return plan after an extended leave.
    • Know how to rebuild their business with focus.

    This one-hour webinar is $19.99 for NRWA members and $39.99 for nonmembers

    About Stan Washington:


    Innovation is his passion and technology is his business. Stan Washington is a former operations and technology executive who is now the founder and president of Honor Services Office. He is a trained Agile coach and has helped a number of small businesses to achieve millions in revenue. Stan serves on the Board of the International Coach Federation.

TRAINING & CERTIFICATION

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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