The oldest and largest resume development firm in the Chicagoland area.
With more than 25 years of experience and over 100,000 clients served, A Better Resume has played a pivotal role in helping job seekers exceed personal expectations to achieve their true potential. Regardless of who you are or what you want to accomplish, your dream job is out there. Our job is to provide you with the tools you need to get it.
Trusted name in resume writing for 25 years.
Since our inception, A Better Resume has been providing career development resources for people from virtually every walk of life. If you are looking for a different path and new opportunities, let us point you in the right direction. We know we can help you, and we have the experience and technical know-how to prove it.
This group averages 10 years of experience in resume development
Our writers offer you more than just exceptional typing skills and fancy paper. A Better Resume’s roster of writers consists of proven industry experts with superior knowledge of what your resume needs to ensure you will get results. With the diverse professional backgrounds of our writers, we’re certain we have someone who can meet your individual needs.
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Unlike virtual resume services, we offer you the opportunity to hear what it is that we have to offer before you pay for anything. Would you rather pay for something first without knowing exactly what it is or sit down with a writer and go over each section of your resume, one-by-one, so you know exactly what it is you are getting before making a purchasing decision? Meet with a writer, see our work, be confident in your decision.
8 Convenient Locations
Call one of our 8 convenient local office locations today to set up an appointment.
Regardless of where you are we have convenient locations all throughout the Chicagoland area for you to choose from. You can find A Better Resume office in the heart of the Chicago loop or the Lakeview area, as well as across the north and south suburbs including Oak Brook, Naperville, Tinley Park, Calumet City, Schaumburg and Libertyville. Our offices are staffed six days a week (Monday-Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-1) as well as early morning or evening availability. So come see us today!
If you have been looking for a job lately then you probably already know that sometimes you need more than just a resume to get the interview. In today’s business society, more and more employers are requiring applicants to include a cover letter along with their resume. Ever wonder why? A cover letter basically gives employers just enough information to determine if the applicant has the qualifications necessary to be considered for the position. So how can you be sure that your cover letter will be eye-catching enough that the employer reads through it and onto your resume? Let us show you...
Offering you everything you need to enhance your job search
As essential as resumes and cover letters are to your job search, they certainly are not the only elements. A Better Resume will provide you with every tool you need as you embark on your journey towards finding that perfect job. In addition to important documents (Thank You Letter, Follow Up Letter, References, Salary History, Personal Statement, KSAs, Letters of Intent, etc.) we offer a number of innovative services including interview preparation, career assessment/coaching and outplacement options.
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Entry Level Resumes
In today's competitive job market, students need to stand out from the crowd. A good first job is the starting point for the rest of your career. Learn More
Your employment background is one of your most valuable assets. A good resume should communicate an applicant's worth to a potential employer.Learn More
We speak tech. If your field is computers, engineering, chemistry, quality control, distribution, laboratory or medical, we can help.
A recent Jobvite study indicated that more than 94 percent of recruiters use social media of which Linkedin was listed as the top source for new hires. In addition, you can think of Linkedin as the Facebook for professionals. It is a way to meet people, update your knowledge and explore your options.
While more than 70 percent of businesses plan to increase recruiting through social media, only 40 percent said they would increase spending through online job portals. In just three ye ...
You can be the perfect interviewer, you can sell anyone on your value, but you will not have the chance unless the resume you have gets you in the door. In today’s competitive market and with changes in electronic distribution and processing, you can help forward your career by enlisting the assistance of a professional resume writer. To follow are some suggestions for making the right choice.
1). Take the time to talk to potential writers. Ask them questions and listen to the answers to ensure they can assist you. Schedule a free consultation to meet th ...
Outplacement does not have to be a burden on an employer. In the ebb and flow of business, inevitably and employer must face staff reductions. Long-term, loyal employees are no longer able to be employed. Decision-makers must identify ways to make the transition easier. Often outplacement services are engaged which can cost $2,000 to $7,000 per employee, however; there are ways to provide benefits to employees while maintaining a financially responsible position. Below are some suggestions which can significantly reduce outplacement costs.
1). Work with a Local Organization
Every major metropolitan area has numerous service providers. Distance creates cost in travel, inefficiency, contractors and accessibility. All those expenses are factored in to what you pay while they do not add va ...
After a series of peaks and valleys that confounded optimists and pessimists alike this year, the American economy seems to have settled into a healthy, if not spectacular, pace of job creation.
The US Labor Department reported nonfarm payroll increased by 217,000 in the month of May. With four consecutive months of payroll increases of more than 200,000; that is the first time in 14 years the US has seen such increases.
US unemployment declined to 6.3% of the population. A shift into service positions has been offset by advances in the technology sector, with payroll showing significant increases.
Wall Street was enthusiastic. Investors wer ...