Professional Resume Writing Service, Member of and Certified by the Professional Association of Resume Writers
Professional Resume Writing Service, Member of and Certified by the Professional Association of Resume Writers
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The only purpose for a resume is to help you get an interview with someone who does not know you.  If you know someone in a position of influence, you probably don't need a resume. However, for most of us, a resume is the only way to get noticed.


Your resume will stand out if it meets these essential guidelines:

1. It is organized in an orderly format and is easy to read.


2. It gives the reader an introductory summary that says who you are and describes your objective.


3. It has no grammatical, spelling, or word usage (to, too, two...there, their, they're) errors.


4. It gives evidence of your skills and experience to establish credibility.  Most people have skills that are transferable from one job to another...things like organization, creativity, and attention to detail, to name a few.


5. It reveals something about the person behind the data that helps the reader think that you are someone they could enjoy being on their team.


Most resumes do not meet all five of these criteria.


When you apply for jobs online today, your resume is screened by an Applicant Tracking System filter for key words and phrases.  If your resume does not have those key words and phrases, it is discarded before anyone sees it.


Many people today use matchmaker sites like or E-Harmony to find others who are interested in a romantic personal relationship.  Everyone who uses these sites creates an online profile that tells others some information that helps them decide if that person is someone they want to meet.


Hiring decisions are made in much the same way.  When there are many candidates who appear qualified, the one that will stand out is the one that tells the reader something about the person behind the data.


That is what I do for my clients.  I help them set themselves apart from other well-qualified candidates so that they can get that first "date" that we call an "interview."


Contact us at (512) 422-8258 or by email at  Send your resume to us for a free review!


"Hello Ken,
I've applied for several positions using the resume you updated for me and was asked to interview with every company.
However, even better news is that one of the companies that I targeted called me yesterday with a offer for a management position with a substantial raise from my previous salary with ________. Can't thank you enough. Enjoy your holidays!!!"



Here is our easy-to-understand pricing structure:
If your level of experience is     Your price is
Entry level (less than two years of experience)    $119
> $2 years, but < 5 years                                         $139
> 5 years, but < 10 years                                         $159
> 10 years, but not at manager level                      $199
VP, General Manager, Controller, CMO, CIO          $249
CEO/COO/President                                                $299


Your resume is your billboard to the world of prospective employers.  Don't settle for less than the best! Ken Murdock, owner of New Wave Resumes, CPRW (Certified Professional Resume Writer by the Professinal Association of Resume Writers)
New Wave Resumes: A Professional Resume Writing Service

You can contact us at  Our phone number is  512-422-8258.  To stay up-to-date on information that you can use in your job search, check out our blog at

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3616 Far West Blvd

Suite 117-223

Austin, TX 78731

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3616 Far West Blvd.

Suite 117-223

Austin, TX  78731



Phone: (512) 422-8258


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