Certified Master Resume Writer (CMRW), Certified Executive Resume Master (CERM) & Certified Advanced Resume Writer (CARW), Founder and Senior Editor – Resumes, Cover Letters, Professional Bios, Personal Statements, LinkedIn Profiles

Brenda Bernstein, Founder and Senior Editor at The Essay Expert LLC, is the  author of How to Write a KILLER LinkedIn Profile, a book that held the #1 best-seller spot in Amazon’s business writing skills list for over 2 years. A sought-after speaker and award-winning businesswoman and resume writer, Brenda is a dedicated student of leadership and a trained life coach. Armed with a B.A. in English with honors from Yale and a J.D. with honors from NYU Law School, she has been partnering with job seekers and college applicants for over 15 years to create effective written application documents. Brenda practiced law for ten years in New York City and spent a year as a J.D. Career Advisor with the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Office of Career Services. She currently works part-time as a Law School Admissions Consultant for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions.

Brenda’s expertise lies not just in creating an effective product, but in listening closely to her clients’ background and goals. Clients report that they gain clarity about themselves and their message, in addition to having that message expressed on the page.

Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), MBA – Executive Resumes, Mid-Level Resumes, Entry-Level Resumes Resumes, Military Resumes, Manufacturing Resumes, Insurance Resumes, Marketing Resumes, Financial Resumes, Logistics Resumes, Industrial Resumes

Pete is an award-winning CPRW (Certified Professional Resume Writer), MBA and seasoned marketer with seven years’ experience writing resumes for hundreds of clients, from entry-level candidates to C-Suite executives. Having trained with two TORI award-winning executive resume writers, he has proven his skills by winning a 2018 TORI award and a ROAR honorable mention, and by being featured in the latest edition of Resumes for Dummies. He brings a wide variety of career experience that spans military, manufacturing, insurance, marketing, financial, logistics, industrial, and other industries. One of Pete’s resume writing strengths comes from his extensive promotional and marketing writing, which allows him to illuminate product value and what it means to the customer. His ability to engage each client leads not just to a highly effective resume, but to clients seeing their real value so they can pursue their next job with upgraded confidence.


3X Award-Winning Executive Resume Writer – Executive Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles, Healthcare Resumes, Hospitality Resumes, Executive Biographies, Sales & Marketing Resumes, Pharmaceuticals Resumes, Communications Resumes, Advertising Resumes, Operations Resumes

Rachel Raymond is a highly acclaimed executive resume writer and personal branding expert for the C-Suite. Specializing in crafting career documents for upper-level managers and executives across diverse industries, she collaborates with her clients to ensure their resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, and career documents not only demonstrate what they’ve done in the past but also show and tell what they’re capable of in the future. Combining 15+ years in marketing, communications, and graphic design with an eye for detail and precision, Rachel creates resumes that tell her clients’ career stories while also developing personal brands that are well-positioned to land interviews.

Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Project Management Professional (PMP) – Executive Resumes, Mid-Level Resumes, IT Resumes, Sales Resumes, Hospitality Resumes, Finance Resumes, Logistics Resumes, Healthcare Resumes, Manufacturing Resumes

Liz Doyle, Career Coach, Executive-level Resume-Writer, and LinkedIn Specialist, loves helping people express their authentic, professional value in writing and in person. She’s gained invaluable insights working with C-Level business leaders, human resources professionals, and the workforce development community. A former recruiter, IT national accounts executive, and small business employer, Liz brings over 15 years of workforce management expertise across multiple industries, including Project Management, Manufacturing, Professional Services, Information Technology (IT), Transportation, Logistics and Distribution (TDL), Supply Chain, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Retail, Hospitality, Energy, Insurance, Finance, Not-for-Profit, Military, Government, and Higher Education.

Liz’s active memberships include the National Resume Writers’ Association (NRWA), Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches (PARW/CC), Project Management Institute (PMI) and Career Thought Leaders (CTL) consortium on LinkedIn.

Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW), MBA, PhD – Executive Resumes: IT, Technology, Finance, Operations, Business Development, HR, Compliance, Sales, Project Management, Startups, Emerging Technology, Healthcare, Science, Higher Education, Government

With an MBA in Business Administration and Ph.D. in Philosophy, Patrick has written over 1,000 successful resumes and supporting documents for upper-level managers and senior professionals in all industries and functions. He particularly welcomes foreign clients and those with career gaps or facing career transitions.

Patrick has assisted everyone from foreign applicants to new graduates to self-employed and entrepreneurial professionals. As an Academy Certified Resume Writer, he has been particularly successful with upper-level technical professionals in IT development and management, civil engineering, real estate development, power generation, environmental areas, scientific research, and medical specialties. He is also comfortable writing for upper-level managers in operations, marketing, sales, finance, and human resources and for project managers and consultants.



Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), LinkedIn Profile Writer – Executive Resumes, Mid-Level Resumes, Entry-Level Resumes, LinkedIn Profiles

Chris is a LinkedIn profile writer, personal branding strategist and professional resume writer with 20 years of experience in the corporate and organizational communications field. He loves to work with clients to help them tell their career story in an authentic and engaging way, highlighting their strengths, accomplishments and professional philosophy. In his communications career, Chris worked for organizations such as the U.S. Air Force, NASA, Lockheed Martin and ExxonMobil, writing for military generals, CEOs and countless executives. He penned speeches delivered before a UN committee, a Wharton Business School industry event and numerous university commencements as well as news releases featured in the Wall Street Journal and an executive OpEd that appeared in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Chris earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism with additional graduate studies in communications and English composition and rhetoric. He holds the Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) designation through the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches.

Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW), Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) – Executive Resumes, IT Resumes, Operations Resumes, Sales & Marketing Resumes, Pharmaceutical & Biotech Resumes, Finance Resumes, LinkedIn Profiles, Executive Bios, Interview & Job Search Coaching

Stephen is a best-selling author who has been featured in numerous industry and business publications for his expertise in resume writing, branding, and career strategy development. He has helped thousands of professionals and executives navigate today’s challenging job market. Stephen’s experience in sales, operations, and service delivery leadership at a GE Capital Company helps him to understand how hiring decisions are made.

Stephen holds an MBA from Villanova University and a BS from the University of Maryland. During his time with GE, Stephen earned the Six Sigma Black Belt Certification. In the career services field, Stephen possesses the ACRW, CPRW, OPNS, and MCS credentials. He is a past member of the Board of Career Thought Leaders.


Certified Advanced Resume Writer (CARW) – DISC Profile Assessments, Career Coaching, LinkedIn Profiles

Posey is a skilled resume writer and career strategist who makes an immediate personal connection with each client, from new grads to executives. She is known for her creative solutions and professional flair; Posey’s work gets clients noticed. Specializing in military, federal, academic, business, medical, hospitality and creative resumes, Posey is an internationally certified advanced resume writer (CARW) as well as an authorized DISC and PIAV administrator and Behavior and Values Coach. She is also a Certified Master Trainer (CMT) and Certified Instructional Systems Designer (CISD) with a BS degree in Safety Engineering.


Extraordinary Virtual Assistant Providing Client Support for The Essay Expert

Jeanne is a Jane of All Trades and a Master of Business Support. She often acts as the face of The Essay Expert, while at the same providing indispensable behind-the-scenes support. Jeanne maintains her tech savvy by staying up to date with current online programs and services available to small businesses such as her own. With 8 years of hands-on experience in all facets of client services, marketing and business programs, as well as a background in web environment, she has helped career services industry professionals across the US to expand and thrive, continually receiving rave reviews from her clients for her dedication, integrity, professionalism and great work.

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