As 2023 draws to a close, I find myself reminiscing about the incredible journey this year has been.

It’s also the perfect moment to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all those who have played pivotal roles in my career, including my clients and my invaluable business support team – Kat Lyn, Natalie Fogarty, Gail Thompson, Kylie Dungey and Kim Cahill. Each of them has been instrumental in my success as a professional resume writer.

Thanking my clients:

My clients are not just names on a list they are the foundation of my business, both new and previous clients. It’s your trust, faith and support that have allowed me to thrive. Your individual stories and accomplishments have driven my passion for crafting compelling resumes. Thank you for choosing me as your professional resume writer and I eagerly look forward to continue helping you achieve your career goals in the years ahead.

Acknowledging My Business Support Team:

Kat Lyn from Sonny and Kat Photography – the creative visionary that develops innovative and professional photographs to promote my business via social media. Natalie Fogarty from Vigour Graphics – website and graphic design maestro, whose updates and maintains my website, and creates my graphics. Kylie Dungey from Highfields Bookkeeping and Business Services: the financial guardian, ensuring our fiscal health and keeping my financials in order. Kim Cahill from KC Strategic Media Services: The social media wizard, who enhances my digital presence across my social media platforms. Gail Thompson from The Visibility Collective: sales funnel professional, who has created funnels for my website. These incredible individuals are the backbone of my business and I’m profoundly grateful for their unwavering dedication and contributions.

2023 Career Milestones:

The past year has been a journey filled with remarkable achievements and challenges, as I’ve worked with clients from various industries to help them advance in their careers.

Here are some of the significant milestones for 2023:

  1. Revolutionary Resume Writing: introduced innovative resumes/job application documents that have increased interview callbacks for clients.
  • Client Success Stories: Assisted a Graduate Youth Worker to secure dream job with a Queensland Government department. Their success fuels my passion.
  • Industry Engagement: Engaged in webinars with global recruitment companies to stay at the forefront of resume writing trends.
  • Secured two contracts with a university to develop sample resumes for their School of Business – Human Resources and a global recruitment company to develop resumes and letters for job seekers, who have been made redundant.

Top 3 Tips for Career Success in the New Year:

  1. Invest in Personal Branding: In today’s competitive job market, your personal brand sets you apart. Work on crafting a compelling LinkedIn profile and an impactful online presence.
  • Master Tailored Resumes: Customise your resume for each job application, highlighting the skills and experiences that align with the specific role.
  • Lifelong Learning: Commit to continuous professional development. Acquire new certifications or skills that make you a more attractive candidate in your industry.

Holiday Hours and Contact Info:

As the holiday season approaches, here’s my availability: Office will close on Thursday, 21 December at 12 noon and re-open on Tuesday, 2 January 2024 at 9.00am. For any urgent career-related inquiries during these times, please feel free to reach out to me on Mobile 0409 866456 or email: katie@ecmconsulting.com.au

Conclusion:

As the year concludes and we embrace the holiday season, I am genuinely grateful for the trust you’ve placed in me as your professional resume writer. May the coming year be filled with new career opportunities, personal growth and continued success. From the depth of my heart, I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!