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Vivian VanLier, President of Advantage Résumé & Career Services in Valley Glen, CA, is a Certified Professional Résumé Writer and Career Coach with a national reputation for providing career management support and résumé writing services to professionals and executives throughout the U.S. and internationally.
qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley as well as extensive business experience before entering the career industry almost 15 years ago.
has earned four prestigious credentials as a career coach and résumé writer: Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW), Certified Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC), Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC) and Certified Employment Interview Professional (CEIP).
Vivian is active in the business community as well as several coaching and career associations including The Professional Association of Résumé Writers and Career Coaches (PARW/CC), The National Résumé Writers Association (NRWA), The Career Master's Institute (CMI), The Career Planning and Adult Development Network (CPAD), Professional Coaches and Mentors Association (PCMA), and the Los Angeles Chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF-LA).
is a prolific contributor to nationally-published résumé and cover letter books (20+ to date) including, the "Expert" Résumé series published by JIST (including Expert Résumés for Computer and Web Jobs), Résumés That Knock 'Em Dead, 202 Best Résumés, 101 Best Résumés for Grads, "2500 Keywords to Get You Hired," "Professional Résumés for Executives, Managers and Other Administrators," America's Top Résumés for America's Top Jobs, "Gallery of Best Cover Letters," "Cover Letters That Knock 'Em Dead" and "Cover Letter Magic.
has been quoted as a career expert in over 100 newspaper throughout the U. S. including the Los Angeles Times
, Chicago Tribune
, Hartford Courant
has been an invited speaker at the Los Angeles Times CareerBuilder Expos (June 2003, June and Sept. 2002), the International Career Development Conference (2003-Oakland, 2001-Seattle), Career Master's Institute Convention
(2003-Kansas City, MO), Professional Association of Résumé Writers Convention
(2000-Toronto, Canada) and the National Résumé Writers Association
Convention (2004-Nashville, TN, 2000-Las Vegas, NV), as well as numerous universities and community organizations.
She served as Co-Chair of the 2002 International Career Development Conference (ICDC) will be co-chair the 2005 ICDC and served on the PARW Certification Committee for three years.
can be found on the Internet at CuttingEdgeResumes.com and CareerCoach4U.com