Client Testimonials

Career Coaching & Resume Writing Services

Military Conversion Successes
Officers

“Just wanted to touch base to let you know that I’ve been offered, and accepted, a position with the VA pending final approval from the Secretary of the VA, I will retire from the Army and begin work as the Deputy Chief Consultant for Rehabilitation Services. Thank you again for helping me put forward such a polished CV and application.”
D.C. (Army COL Ret / New GS-15)

“Not only did I make the list, but there were a total of 78 RESUMIX applications submitted for the position; CPAC forwarded 14 names to the hiring authority for consideration and mine was among the top 14! You are truly lost without a well-written RESUMIX! Thanks to you I was not lost.”
“…Oh, by the way, the manager said, ‘You have got the job!’ So, many thanks to you once again.”
O. W. (MAJ, US Army, Ret. | GS-14 Transportation Manager)

“The company said the résumé you wrote for me was excellent and opened a lot of doors after my initial contact with them.”
M. S. (LTC | Army)

Enlisted

“Mrs. Burns was able to sift through a multitude of tedious and time consuming documentation which consisted of an abundance of technical acronyms and military jargon. The final results incorporated a beautiful piece of manuscript which depicted my interests, skills, military history and educational history, dynamically written in a succinct and professional style.”
J. O. (SFC, USA)

“The counselor (in the Army Transition Office-ACAP) said that my résumé was a superior example of how a résumé should be written. Thanks, Diane.”
H. T. (E-9, Sergeant Major, U.S. Army, Retired)

“Your work produces results. This was most evident by my receipt of personal responses from Directors and Senior Directors from almost virtually every company to which I applied. Your experience as a former recruiter proved invaluable. Tips and suggestions ranging from interview techniques, attitudes and perceptions of recruiters, and selected format; including proper shades of paper, proved accurate and precise.”
A. Smith (SGM, USA, Battalion Sergeant Major)

“Mrs. Burns prepared my civilian résumé, SF171 government résumé, and overseas electronic résumé (RESUMIX). Within 30 days I received three offers.”
J. M. (SFC, U.S. Army (Ret))

“Mrs. Burns’ work resulted in my receiving five job offers that would provide the same or better security, self-esteem, and occasionally self-actualization I experienced in the Army. Mrs. Burns was successful in depicting my interest and experience so as the appropriate potential employer responded.”
J. A. (1SG, USA)

Corporate & Federal Successes

“I am currently working for GTE. I went through many over the phone interviews and still have other people contacting me on other jobs. I make a good salary and have excellent benefits to include a car. A well-written résumé was the key to my success. I hope others can benefit from your services.”
B. S. (IT Professional)

“Diane has been most helpful with this résumé project. Through Diane’s knowledge and experience in the field, I have learned a lot from her about résumé writing, self-marketing, negotiations, networking, and careers. Her advice has always been “spot on.”
R. S. (Document Imaging Executive, Malaysia)

“I just wanted to drop you a note and let you know how much I appreciate your help on my résumé and job search. I just accepted a position with Northrop Grumman at the NTC. Thanks again, your work is what opened the door.
“My advice to job seekers: USE DIANE BURNS TO WRITE YOUR RESUME! Also, be patient, and don’t stress. It only takes one.” (PS, I just wanted to let you know that since I started using the new résumé, I am 3 for 3 referrals for nominations.) Regards,
H. T. (Security, Plans, Ops Officer | DoD Contractor | Formerly 12 years sales & 12 Years Army (MAJ))

“You did a superb job on my résumé. I attribute the quality of my résumé as one of the main reasons why my company, AT&T chose me to fill my current position. I am very happy with my job and I am thankful that I chose your expertise to write my résumé. I have forwarded your business card on to my friends with a strong recommendation.”
B.C. (Network Security Specialist)

“You know they say customers are your best advertisement. I am a Billboard for you as I meet people in transition to new jobs in Europe and the USA.”
R. D. (GS/13 Logistics & Transportation Management)

“I am extremely pleased with the finished product.”
J. C. (School Teacher)

“Thanks for a job well done! I’ll be happy to pass your name around for more business.”
S. W. (Senior Marketing Director)

Federal

“Just passing along the good news. I got the GS-13 position, one day before the hiring freeze. I want to thank you again for all your support.”
J. D. (GS-13 Supervisory | Building Manager/Engineer)

“I am in awe, thanks for the KSAs.”
K. W. (GS-14, FAA)

“Again, just a note to thank you for helping me obtain my job with the U.S. Government.”
R. D. (GS-13 Department of Navy)

“You must be commended for your professional Federal Résumé service…the wording and grammar are quite impressive.”
D. M. (GS/14 Human Resources Director)

 

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