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Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter
Works at Career Trend
Attended Missouri State University
Lives in Lake Texoma, Texas
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As who you are evolves, so does your story.
Marjorie Liebert, a former dancer, said, "We dance who we are." Similarly, when writing your career story, you must, "Write who you are."As who you are evolves, so does your story.While being authentic in expressing who you are is important, it is equally essential to be selective in what you parlay versus creating a tell-all story. As in any marketing communication, your story must be choreographed with relevant moves for your target audience. B...
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A new post by my friend, +Marianna Paulson , who not only is a smart blogger, but also is a generous spirit who regularly elevates her blogging community! #Career   #Declutter   #Exercise #Beauty  
Career Why Writing Resumes for Short Attention Spans Devalues Your Experience – In this article, Jacqui explains why it is important to paint your career experience using all the colours in your work history palette. To help you see the whole picture, she further illustrates her three examples: context matters, culture matters and robust matters. On Your …
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Important message: "The Power of Urgency" - http://bit.ly/1IQiyYd
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Robust stories matter. #resumes  
With all the hubbub about short and sweet writing in this attention-deficit disordered culture, shorter isn't always better when it comes to resumes. Here
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Creating Your Personal Brand Message: Sometimes we get into analysis paralysis, and don’t come up with anything (which is another way to mess up our brand). http://bit.ly/1BfXIwT | by +Jason Alba 

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I saw this post from my Arizona friend Pamela Slim (Escape from Cubicle Nation):   You have to understand, Pamela Slim is a rockstar.  She has
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Many recruiters and hiring decision makers are beginning their candidate hunting process on LinkedIn and from there, reaching out to you privately before springboarding to your resume.
It almost goes without saying that job seekers should be more visible online than in the past. However, for many people that openness is at odds with their
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"You Are Beautiful" - http://bit.ly/1EgeEJS

"Read about the women in the Bible - these people changed the world forever. And inside of you ... is that same world-changing capability. Your responsibility is to find that woman and to set that woman free."
You are beautiful, Inspiration, Women, Girls
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It was my pleasure, Jacqui :)
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Help Christina Vuleta and +Whitney Johnson, co-founders of Forty Women to Watch Over 40 find accomplished, but unheralded women for 2015's Forty Over 40 List. 
In 1993, twenty-three year-old Sue Chen founded NOVA Medical Products to offer stylish mobility and bathroom safety devices for physically challenged individuals. After decades of decline in this industry with little product innovation and dysfunctional distribution due to Medicaid issues, Chen recognized an industry ripe for disruption. In 2011, Fortune designated 41 year-old Chen as one of “Ten Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs.”Like many smart...
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Looking for a book to Nourish Your Career (and life)? Search no further!
 
Happy World Book Day! Looking for a book to Nourish Your Career (and life)? You'll find tips, recipes & more here: http://careerconsultmd.com/book-nourish-your-career/
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Many thanks, Jacqui! How kind of you!
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Master Resume Writer / Owner
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  • Career Trend
    Master Resume Writer / Owner, 1997 - present
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Lake Texoma, Texas
Previously
Kearney, Missouri - Kansas City, MO; Overland Park, KS; Liberty, MO.
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Lake Texoma, Texas
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Value Into Words
Introduction

WHAT I DO | MY VALUE TO YOU

As chief career writer and partner (owner) with CareerTrend.net, I write:

☑ Resumes that influence;
☑ Compelling dossiers that are both content- and story-driven and elegantly designed;
☑ Energizing cover letters, poignant biographies, stand-out LinkedIn and other social media profiles and invigorating professional summaries.

If you are a professional or executive in career transition, or desire to ignite your existing career, hire me to personally shepherd you through your career branding process. As one of only 27 Master Resume Writers globally, with a BA in writing, certification as an Interview Coach and 14 years as a full-time career strategist, I will drive your career forward.

An intuitive researcher, I unearth clients’ compelling story details and apply an inventive approach to career positioning documents. As well, I develop blog posts for careerists desiring to boost their global visibility and value.

You may find me blogging at the CareerTrend, Glassdoor, US News | Careers, ResumeChicks or TalentCulture blogs, or sharing careers and other talent-promotion and leadership-related musings via Twitter at @ValueIntoWords.

As "The" Texas Executive Resume Writer, my client reach is global, and I welcome collaborations via Skype, telephone and email.

You may reach me at 903.523.5952 or jacqui@careertrend.net.

Bragging rights
Monster 11 for 2011 (Career Experts Who Can Help Your Job Search) | Co-founder/director of the Career Collective, consortium of career coaches and resume writers who blog on careers topics once a month.
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  • Missouri State University
    Writing
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