Speaker Bio & Topics
Jean Austin has been in the resume writing and career services industries for 24 years. Her certifications include:
Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW)
Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE)
Certified Job Search Strategist (CJSS)
Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC)
Certified Online Professional Networking Strategist ~ LinkedIn (COPNS)
During her tenure as Director of Career Education and Services at Concordia University Wisconsin, Jean led faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate level students, and members of community members as they explored and developed career paths, strategized job searches, and prepared for interviews. She expanded her signature services by starting Talents Presented Résumé Writing & Job Search Strategies in 2007.
Jean has the expertise to help job seekers clarify, plan and prioritize career decisions so they can take steps towards a career that is professionally, financially, and emotionally fulfilling. By leveraging her background in business, human resources, law, healthcare, academia, and the arts, she is able to offer unique and in-depth perspectives that only a diverse career path can provide.
Jean currently leads a resume writing study group, has been on The NRWA Conference Committee since 2013, served as the 2017 NRWA Conference Program Chair, 2018 Immediate Past Conference Program Chair. She is the 2019 Education Chair, Conference Program Planning Committee member, ROAR Committee judge, ask Ask the Experts contributor.
-The Accomplishments-driven Resume
-How to Write a Compelling Resume