About Us

PROFILE OF THE OWNER and EXECUTIVE RESUME WRITER

Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW, CPRW, CEIP
Chief Career Writer and Owner, Career Trend

One of only 27 certified Master Resume Writers Globally
Glassdoor Career and Workplace Expert

Website: www.careertrend.net
Website: www.texasexecutiveresumewriter.com
My Executive (Resume) Summary: Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, Resume Writing Strategist

Email: jacqui@careertrend.net
Blog: http://careertrend.net/blog
LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/masterresumewriter/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/ValueIntoWords/
Voice: 903.523.5952

jacqui thumbnail About UsSince 1997, Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, Chief Career Writer and President, Career Trend, has collaborated with professionals in career transition, or those individuals who have a desire to ignite their existing careers. One of only 27 Master Resume Writers (MRW) in the world, Jacqui has a BA in Writing and 15-years’ corporate experience.

An intuitive researcher, Jacqui unearths clients’ compelling story details, applies an inventive approach to content development and design and originates value-focused career resume and social media profiles.

In addition to being interviewed for television and radio stories, Jacqui has written articles for and been interviewed by Career Management Alliance newsletter and Blog, ExecuNet’s Career Smart Advisor, The Kansas City Star, The Business Journal and The Wall Street Journal. She also is listed on many “Best People to Follow on Twitter” lists for jobseekers.

DEGREE AND CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing, Missouri State University – Springfield, Missouri

Master Resume Writer, one of only 27 globally, via http://www.careermanagementalliance.com

Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), via http://www.parw.com

Certified Employment Interview Professional (CEIP), via http://www.parw.com


HONORS

Glassdoor Career and Workplace Expert: http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/author/jacqui-barrett-poindexter/

Selected as a Monster 11 for 2011 Career Expert: http://monster.typepad.com/monsterblog/2010/12/monster-11-for-2011.htmlrecruiter/2009/11/17/guest-tbd

Featured in AllTop – All the Top Stories: http://career.alltop.com/

Voted Marketing Innovator of the Year, Career Management Alliance, 2010


PUBLIC SPEAKING AND MEDIA APPEARANCES / PUBLICATIONS

Speaker, Twitter: Today’s Indispensable Tool to Enhance Your Reach, Strengthen Your Reputation and Deepen Your Digital Footprint, Career Management Alliance Annual Conference, 2010

Radio Guest, Lead Change Group, http://leadchangegroup.com/meet-leadchange-jacqui-barrett-poindexter/, 2010

Radio Guest, The Ex Recruiter, http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-ex-recruiter/2009/11/17/guest-tbd, 2009

Radio Guest, Recruiting Animal Radio Show, http://www.blogtalkradio.com/animal/2009/09/30/the-resume-chicks, 2009

Speaker, Emerging Resume Trends, Career Management Alliance Annual Conference, 2007

Television Guest, Morning Show, WDAF TV 4 / Fox Affiliate, 2005

Radio Guest, Job Talk, 1510-AM, KCTE, http://www.1510.com, 2004

Quotes or Mentions, “Wall Street Journal,” “FoxBusiness.com,” “The Kansas Star,” “The Business Journal” and other news journals

Published in multiple resume books including “The Twitter Job Search Guide,” “Cover Letter Magic,” “Expert Resume Series,” “202 Great Resumes,” “Sales and Marketing Resumes for $100K+ Careers – 2nd Edition,” and many, many more.


CURRENT LEADERSHIP AND PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES

Board of Directors, Credentialing Master, Career Management Alliance

Co-Creator, www.careercollective.net, 21 careers bloggers collaborating to provide guidance for Job Seekers and Careerists. Launched 2009.

Co-Creator, http://resumechicks.wordpress.com/, an alliance of six certified resume writers participating in various media to promote and elevate the credibility and visibility of the resume writing industry.

Member, ExecuNet Resume Writing Team, http://www.execunet.com

Guest Blogger, Glassdoor.com, http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/author/jacqui-barrett-poindexter/

Expert, Careerealism Twitter Advice Network (T.A.P.),  http://www.careerealism.com/jacqui-barrett-poindexter/

Resume Expert / Blogger, TalentCulture.com, http://www.talentculture.com/author/jacqui-barrett-poindexter/

Resume Strategist / Columnist, Association of Online Resume and Career Professionals, http://www.aorcp.com


PAST MEMBERSHIP AND LEADERSHIP ROLES / PUBLIC SPEAKING

Past Chair, Publicity Committee, Human Resource Management Association of Greater Kansas City, http://www.hrma-kc.org

Past Chair, Membership and Website Committees, Association of Career Professionals, International – Greater Kansas City Chapter, http://www.acptinternational-kc.org

Former Monthly Columnist, Resume Writers’ Digest, Image Building Communications, http://resumewritersdigest.com

Former Monthly Columnist, Resume Magic, Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches, http://www.parw.com

Former Moderator for E-List, Career Management Alliance, http://www.careermanagementalliance.com

Multiple Resume and Careers-related Presentations including, “Do I Need a Resume Coach?” Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC); “Writing Resumes That Get Interviews,” Society of Technical Communicators; “Resume Development and Impactful Correspondence,” Human Resource Management Association’s How to Become the Employee of Choice one-day seminar … and many more