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Locating A High Quality Resume Writer
One of the most difficult tasks for the person who is in need of the services of a high quality resume writer is determining just who can do the work. Being capable is one thing, being available to do the work is another thing.
There are several things that you, the hiring party, can do to ensure that you find a capable and available resume writer:
1. Does the resume writer have experience? Importantly, is he or she able to write on the proposed topic? A good resume writer will have samples of his or her work readily available for your perusal. Do not assume that all of the resume writer's work is posted online; sometimes "we" resume writers hold our best work back from the public due to fears of piracy or because of third party confidentiality.
2. If the resume writer is to cover a career outside of their areas of expertise are you willing to pay extra for the research the resume writer may need to do in order to accomplish the task?
3. Is the resume writer available to work on your project now or is he or she presently busy with other resume writing how-to section assignments? How tight is your deadline? Can you work with the resume writer's schedule or is your schedule not flexible? Would you consider using the same resume writer at a future date for a different project if no agreement can be made to do the current project?
4. Does the resume writer have references? Can you get a person's name and phone number and contact them about their work?
5. How much does the resume writer expect to be paid? Does the resume writer list on his or her resume a pricing structure? Can you get an ironclad estimate? What payment methods are expected?
6. Is the resume writer writing as a ghostwriter or do you want the resume writer to use his or her name and submit the a resume to resume directories for links back to your site?
As a professional resume writer, before I accept any assignment I prefer to discuss over the telephone details of what the hiring party wants, what I can do for this person, and attempt to get a better feel for the job. I do not hard sell my work; if someone is interested in viewing professional resume templates then we move forward. If not, we both move on.