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A client called me recently for an update on his resume. In the past, he had worked as a second-in-command in Human Relations at various colleges and now he was eager to transition into a higher level job with a company outside the educational sector. He wondered if his resume could be honestly updated to give him a better chance of a corporate interview.When your resume lags behind your career goals, recruiters and hiring managers have difficult...
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If your resume is not getting the interviews you expected, now is the time to review it and follow through on these New Year resolutions:Resolution 1: Believe in yourself. You have hard and soft skills, experience, and accomplishments that will bring value to future employers. Let your resume focus on you, not on “creative” formats, half-truths, and wishful thinking.Resolution 2: Lose the deadweight. Read through the job postings and advertisemen...
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I’ve often mentioned the importance of reading job postings. They describe the hard and soft skills, experience, and accomplishments that companies went to see in any resume from a job applicant.
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In my last article, I explained the reasons why Human Resource Departments, hiring managers, and recruiters use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and gave an overview of how most Applicant Tracking
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Many individuals who lost their jobs during the Great Recession became self-employed consultants in their field, performing the same work for companies but without the benefits of full-time employment. Some of those individuals smoothly transitioned from consultant to full-time employee as the economy improved. If you are experiencing difficulty in that transition, here are three questions to ask yourself:Do I really want to become a full-time em...
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Having worked for many years as a senior chemical engineer and computer simulation applications engineer, with a degree from MIT, I know employers want potential hires with advanced technical skills and a demonstrated ability to increase those skills. However, employers today are not only ...
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In last week’s blog, I explained some of the myths and realities of Applicant Tracking Systems. Now it’s time to discuss how to raise the chances that your resume will be selected by the ATS and be
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Read about the TORI Award winners
As the Director of Awards for Career Director International (CDI), I congratulate the award winners: Congrats to the TORI Award Winners from Career Directors International: Best International
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829 people
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Resume Writer
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Resume Writing, Certified Professional Resume Writer, Federal Resumes, Technical Resumes, Career Coaching, Job Search, Resumes
Employment
  • Robin's Resumes
    Resume Writer / Owner, 2001 - present
    • Sought after to write job-winning resume packages for federal government and civilian job markets, providing excellent service to executive, technical and business clients. • Receive many letters of appreciation for success in supporting local and internet clients, interviewing clients and writing resumes. • Lauded for excellence as an invited speaker on Resume Writing and Job Search for career industry groups and associations, job seekers at career fairs, other industry associations and college students. • Selected as a Career Expert for Women for Hire, CAREEREALISM and Tims Strategy. • Judged Toast of the Resume Industry (TORI), Career Innovator and World's Best Resume for Career Directors International (CDI - www.careerdirectors.com) based on industry-recognized writing excellence. • Selected as Director, Awards for CDI based on judging excellence. • Earned certifications as a Master Career Director (MCD), Certified Federal Resume Writer (CFRW), Certified Master Resume Writer (CMRW), Certified Electronic Career Coach (CECC), Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC).
  • EDT
    Process Engineer, 2001 - 2002
    Supported on-site studies to improve paper manufacturing using enzymes.
  • Brown and Williamson
    Sr. Quality Engineer / Sr. Process Engineer, 1992 - 2000
    Managed quality engineering and process improvement projects. Supervised 4 technicians. Led quality audits; implemented quality improvements, including SPC. Supported and troubleshot whole plant. • Saved $1.3 million/year solvent costs and avoided purchase of more than $10 million equipment by conceiving, developing and leading implementation of new technology to reduce Volatile Organic Carbon (VOC) emissions. Won corporate award for success. • Increased yield 20% and production capacity 80% by managing improved shredder technology implementation. • Developed patented “Method for Processing Reconstituted Tobacco." • Reduced tobacco usage 1%, saving $1.8 million/year by implementing new technology to reduce waste. • Recovered $1 million/year from waste tobacco by researching and implementing new separation technology. • Reduced consumer complaints 7% by leading testing and economic evaluation of new vision inspection technology reducing consumer complaints by 7%. • Developed justification for a $6.5M Primary modification to simplify operations, improve quality and yield. • Cut costs $500,000/year by identifying a problem in maker setup.
  • ABB Simcon
    Senior Applications Engineer / Lead Engineer, 1988 - 1992
    Developed DEC VAX/VMS based Olefins Plant Simulator Optimizer (OPSO) for ethylene plant modeling, simulation, optimization, and process control utilizing FORTRAN and C programming languages. Supervised group of four engineers. Developed and conducted training courses for in-house and international client sites. Documented software and wrote comprehensive user manuals. Participated in ISO 9000 certification of site. • Improved ethylene plant client gross margin 4% to 7% for 3 clients in Brazil and Korea by leading Optimization and Process Control program development and installation.
  • Mobil Chemical
    Engineer / Research Engineer / Planning Analyst, 1978 - 1988
    Planning Analyst, 1985 - 1988 • Prepared Capital Budget and 5 Year Objectives for $100 million division. Research Engineer • Senior Staff Engineer, 1981 - 1985 • Researched programmable control logic for new flotation equipment, increasing recovery from 88% to 92%. • Saved $11 million/year by developing a computer model of phosphate mine operation. • Increased recovery from 78% to 88% as member of team to replace sizing and modify flotation operations at phosphate mine. • Provied key liaison between R&D and Mining Operations. • Demonstrated computer expertise: Documented Mobil's Geology Mine Simulator. Wrote dBASE program to log daily reports for mine. Designed, wrote, and implemented APL LIMS programs. Bought 1st IBM PC for Mobil. • Nominated for 2 Gordon Research Conferences on Statistics in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Engineer, 1978 - 1981 • Enabled plant to introduce new compounds for pesticides and uranium extraction by scalling up production of organophosphorus compounds in the laboratory and pilot plant. • Granted patent for “Removal of Organics from Wet Process Phosphoric Acid."
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Adding Value to Your Career Documentation to Get You the Job You Want
Introduction

Robin Schlinger, is a recognized Resume Writing Expert. She has earned key certifications – Master Career Director (MCD), Certified Master Resume Writer (CMRW), Certified Federal Resume Writer (CFRW) and Certified Electronic Career Coach (CECC) from Career Directors International; Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) from the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches and Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC).

As a Resume Writing Expert, Robin Schlinger is sought out to coach other Resume Writers for resumes for Federal jobs and in the Aviation, Mathematics, Statistics, Scientific and Research professions. Robin earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (BSChE) from MIT.


Robin Schlinger has an impressive history developing career marketing documents for her clients. Her achievements include:

  • Master Career Director (MCD)
  • Certified Master Resume Writer (CMRW)
  • Certified Federal Resume Writer (CFRW)
  • Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)
  • Certified Electronic Career Coach (CECC)
  • Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC)
  • More than 10-years of experience writing job-winning packages for clients
  • Founded Robin’s Resumes® to provide excellent services to those who value the best in Resumes and Career Marketing documentation
  • Known for excellence in Federal / Technical / IT Resume Writing by leading industry experts
  • Sought after by clients for writing interview-winning Federal resumes from entry to Senior Executive Service level
  • Trained junior-level resume writers how to write resumes
  • Provide resume critiques and counseling at job fairs
  • Recognized Military Transition Expert, regularly sought after by senior level military personnel based on executive expertise
  • Chair, Awards Committee, Career Directors International, 2011 – Present
  • Selected as judge for Toast of the Resume Industry (TORI)TM and World’s Best Resume Writer (WBRW) Awards – judging the best resumes in the industry, based on resume writing expertise for several years. Judge for Career Innovator Award in 2009 and 2010.
  • Recognized for excellence as the President’s Award Winner, Career Directors International (CDI) for 2009
  • Invited speaker on Federal Resumes for Career Management Alliance 2011 Conference and Georgia Tech Career Day. Selected to speak on resumes for Career Director International’s 2011 Conference.
  • Delivered seminars on How to Prepare for a Great Resume to many organizations, including Women for HireTM, Colleges, Professional Organizations and Career ministries. Asked back regularly for additional presentations by organizations based on dynamic, uplifting message
  • Career Expert, Women for HireTM
  • Resume Expert, LocalHires.com
  • Career Expert on O*NET use for career and resume development
  • Created and delivered teleseminar on Resume Questionnaire development for Resume Writing professionals
  • Member, Career Directors International (CDI)
  • Member, Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches (PARW/CC)
  • Member, National Resume Writers’ Association (NRWA)
  • More than 20-years leadership experience as a Senior Chemical Engineer, Quality Engineer, Business Planner and Computer Simulation Applications Engineer, saving millions for Fortune 500 company bottom lines
  • Awarded 2 United States Patents based on ground-breaking research skills
  • Selected as one of 24 Young Leaders from a 100,000 person national organization based on professional and leadership excellence
  • Vice President of Communications, MIT Club of Atlanta
  • Class Agent, MIT Alumni Club
  • BSChE with a concentration in Writing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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