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, Hammond, 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
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We speak tech. If your field is computers, engineering, chemistry, quality control, distribution, laboratory or medical, we can help.
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 ...
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 ...
The words transition and change are often scary, but they don't have to be when referring to your career. Whether the move be for an increased salary, higher engagement/buy-in or a natural progression into an improved title, this should be a positive move in your life.
As a Career Coach and Resume Writer, I have the privilege of working with all levels of candidates, from students through C-level executives. In my years of experience I have found one constant: change will always be stressful.
Now that we understand what may lie ahead, it is our responsibility to manage the stress and utilize it's change in the body to bring about positive results. The frustration that may build while searching for a job can serve as motivation instead of a deterrent. The time it takes to cater a resu ...
We asked Chris Sanford, job search specialist in Oak Brook, Illinois about Linkedin profiles. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or a new graduate you need a professional LinkedIn profile to showcase your skills, abilities and professional history. Users of Facebook for their personal lives should have a Linkedin profile for their work life.
The ever-evolving social media world can be tough to keep up with, ...