Speaker Bio & Topics
Kiersten Troutman, owner of Second Glance Resumes, has been writing for over 15 years. In addition, she teaches College Writing and Business Writing for Kent State University. She also serves as a facilitator for Corporate University to provide business writing training sessions for corporate clients.
ENTRY-LEVEL TO EXECUTIVE:
She and her team of writers work with candidates nationally (from entry to C-level) to develop competitive resumes that get the coveted "second glance".
WRITING WORKSHOPS FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS:
Since 2013, Second Glance Resumes has committed to conducting local workshops for nonprofit agencies throughout Stark and Summit Counties in Ohio. Every person deserves a chance for greatness. Second Glance provides the tools to help individuals achieve success.
THE PAPERS TO PROVE IT:
Kiersten holds two degrees in English as well as coursework in Business Management:
* Master of Arts (M.A.) in Composition and Rhetoric | The University of Akron
* Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)in English | Kent State University
* Coursework | Business Management | Malone College
In 2011, she co-presented with Dr. Andrea Adolph at Ohio University for the Ohio College English Association's (OCEA)Spring Conference, featuring use of multi-modal technology in the composition classroom.
Kiersten was a speaker for the National Resume Writers' Association 2018 Conference, where she discussed Client Relationship Management (CRM) programs for business development. Since then, she has facilitated webinars for The NRWA membership to promote professional development.
FAMILY AND COFFEE:
Kiersten resides in Canton, Ohio with her husband, four children, and a heavily used coffee pot.
CORPORATE WRITING WORKSHOPS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
She is available for speaking engagements for topics that include:
- Redefining successful resumes
- Writing workshops: back to basics
- Marketing a resume business
- Keyword-targeting resumes: why and how to optimize a resume to pass through applicant tracking systems (ATS)