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UC Irvine (English)
University of Southern California (USC) (Enrolled)
Having screened thousands of resumes during her 15-year career as a professional recruiter for a wide variety of industries, Melanie knows which resumes get their foot in the door, and which get passed over.
Melanie excels at helping job candidates put together compelling resumes that accurately represent their experience and skills in a highly marketable style and format. She helps job seekers put their best foot forward, applying her professional experience writing and editing corporate newsletters, brochures, and websites. She is a Phi Beta Kappa honors graduate of the University of California, Irvine in English.
Melanie coaches clients on the do's and don'ts of interviewing, using insights gained from her extensive experience interviewing candidates at nearly every job level for a wide variety of positions in multiple industries. Her advice enables clients to make a strong and positive impression on future employers while preventing them from making avoidable interviewing mistakes.
Additional areas of expertise include:
- Trouble-shooting your job search process
- New college graduates
- Medical School Essays
- Overcoming age bias issues Having screened thousands of resumes during her 15-year career as a professional recruiter for a wide variety of industries, Melanie knows which resumes get their foot in the door, and which get passed over.
Melanie excels at helping job candidates put together compelling resumes that accurately represent their experience and skills in
Melanie worked with me on interviewing techniques, how to answer questions, what to say and what not to say, and what questions to ask during the interview. We discussed my strengths and how to verbalize those during the interview. She taught me how to research on LinkedIn a company and the individuals with whom I will be interviewing. We also discussed relaxation techniques prior to the interview and how to get myself in the right frame of mind going into the interview. She was very resourceful and encouraging. I left there feeling I am on the right track and now I am armed with some specific strategies to finding my next employer.
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I have over 15 years experience in corporate recruitment and career coaching. Additionally, I worked as a career counselor and pre-professional advisor at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
-Counseling on career direction
-Coaching on job search strategy and methods
-Resume writing, Cover letters, LinkedIn
-College/Grad School Application -Essays/Interviews
"I had the opportunity to work with Melanie as she provided guidance during my latest job transition.
She was a great counselor! She listened to my career and life goals, provided feedback and helped craft a plan of action to achieve success.
It was a great personal learning experience and confidence booster. Her perspective was always positioned in a positive light and I felt like she genuinely cared.
Great Results, Personable, Expert"
-D. Bolte, Pasadena, CA
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