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Career Counsellor/Resume Writer - Work from Office & Home
Posted date [Jun-02-18]  (ID: 196709)
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The Resume Centre is a boutique small resume writing firm based in Calgary and Vancouver (all of our writers have a background in HR or Career/Employment Consulting) All candidates must live in Alberta to be considered for this position.

You will create original content for client resumes based on client input and competitive research in order to develop outstanding, creative resumes that highlight job seekers strengths and key skills using our templates. You must have experience developing resumes for entry level, mid level, technical and mid management level clients. The right candidate will have:

  • A strong understanding of proper usage of sentence structure, grammar, and spelling
  • The ability to produce resumes that are free of errors
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently and able to take on "rush" orders (3 business day turnaround times)
  • A fast computer with MS Office and Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
  • Free Canada wide long distance
  • The ability to write documents according to our process and standards, but also think independently, make judgment calls, and work with minimal supervision
  • The self-discipline to meet deadlines without fail; time management and personal organization skills are essential to success in this role
  • The professionalism and self-confidence to take direction and receive feedback with a good attitude; you must be able to learn quickly and immediately and consistently apply feedback


As an independent contractor, you can set your own schedule as long as the client's needs are met. You will work from both a downtown office and your own home office. You will write 2-5 resumes per week and have the opportunity to earn bonuses for taking on additional assignments (LinkedIn profiles, and cover letters). You will answer 1-5 client calls per day and answer clients questions.


  • Bachelor's degree in English, Human Resources, Communications, or related field of study
  • Expert-level skills in MS Word with a strong aptitude for formatting
  • 5+ years of progressive work experience in Career Consulting or HR/Recruitment in corporate settings
  • Ability to self manage and meet deadlines
  • A current copy of MS Word (no online Word alternatives, Google Docs, Pages, etc.)


  • A master's degree, especially in Business Writing/Human Resources/Communication or Business Administration
  • Certification as a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) or National Certified Resume Writer (NCRW)
  • Membership in National Resume Writers Association (NRWA) and/or Professional Association of Resume Writers (PARW)
  • Experience writing LinkedIn profiles
  • Experience working with a virtual team


Submit your resume and cover letter which, of course, should be extremely well written and well formatted, targeted for this position, and made attention to:

Hiring Manager, The Resume Centre, Calgary, Alberta :

If you are short-listed, we'll ask you to complete a resume writing assignment which should take approx 1 hour of your time. If that goes well, we will check references and then if successful, bring you on board to start in early June!

Job Title Career Counsellor/Resume Writer - Work from Office & Home
Company Name Resume Centre
Category Category -> Human Resources
Job Type Job Type -> Temporary/Contract/Project
Salary $18-$20 per hour
Location Calgary
Area Location -> AB - Calgary