Career Directors International Recognizes the World’s Top Resume Writers with the 13th Annual TORI Award Competition Nominations

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Career Directors International announces the award nominees for the 13th annual 2014 TORI winners page (TORI) Award resume writing competition. The competition once again brought in entries from some of the most extraordinarily talented resume writers who have demonstrated the outstanding quality, creativity, and writing skills that are the benchmark of the competition.

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The TORI competition is the benchmark for resume writing and for resume writers worldwide.

Once again professionals resume writers from around the world have submitted their best resumes in CDI’s annual international resume writing competition, The TORI Awards (Toast of the Resume Industry). Competitors entered fictionalized resumes in nine separate categories, which ranged from best executive resume to best sales resume, with a new 2014 category of best accounting and finance resume.

The panel of judges, all certified resume writers and many former TORI winners, led by CDI’s Award Director Robin Schlinger of Robin’s Resumes®, have performed an anonymous evaluation to determine the nominees in each of the categories. A second panel of highly-qualified and certified resume writers will select the first, second, and third place winners in each category to be announced in October.

CDI President and former TORI Winner, Laura DeCarlo, states, “Once again we have continued positioning the TORI competition to be a catalyst for resume innovation and change. This competition is the benchmark for resume writing and for resume writers worldwide. We are proud to be the organization both job seekers and resume writers turn to for their resources and guidance in personal marketing.”

The 2014 TORI nominees, by category and in random order:

Best International Resume:

Victoria McLean, City CV Ltd.
Rosa Vargas, Career Steering
Ashleyanne Spencer-Smith, Consilium Careers
Sandra Ingemansen, Résumé Strategies
Laura Smith-Proulx, An Expert Resume

Best New Graduate Resume:

Tamara Dowling, SeekingSuccess.com
Sandra Ingemansen, Résumé Strategies
Adrienne Tom, Career Impressions
Sharon Williams, JobRockit
Rosa Vargas, Career Steering

Best Creative Resume:

Ashleyanne Spencer-Smith, Consilium Careers
Laura Gonzalez, Masterwork Resumes
Rosa Vargas, Career Steering
Cheryl L. Simpson, Executive Resume Rescue
Marlene Cole, Pilbara Resumes

Best Accounting & Finance Resume:

Donald Burns, Donald Burns’ Career Defense
Kimberly Robb Baker, Movin' On Up Resumes
Freddie Rohner, iHire, LLC
Laura Smith-Proulx, An Expert Resume
Michelle Dumas, Distinctive Career Services, LLC

Best Information Technology (IT) Resume:

Michelle Dumas, Distinctive Career Services, LLC
Adrienne Tom, Career Impressions
Ken Docherty, Docherty Career Management
Kimberly Robb Baker, Movin' On Up Resumes
Donald Burns, Donald Burns’ Career Defense

Best Executive Resume:

Ken Docherty, Docherty Career Management
Sandra Ingemansen, Résumé Strategies
Kimberly Robb Baker, Movin' On Up Resumes
Rosa Vargas, Career Steering
Michelle Dumas, Distinctive Career Services, LLC

Best Healthcare/Medical Resume:

Kristin Johnson, Profession Direction
Sharon Williams, JobRockit
Kimberly Robb Baker, Movin' On Up Resumes
Rosa Vargas, Career Steering
Michelle Dumas, Distinctive Career Services, LLC

Best Sales Resume:

Karen D'Anna, Write On Resume Services
Cheryl L. Simpson, Executive Resume Rescue
Rosa Vargas, Career Steering
Leeza Byers, Byers Workforce Solutions
Donald Burns, Donald Burns’ Career Defense

Best Cover Letter:

Barbara Safani, Career Solvers
Sharon Williams, JobRockit
Leeza Byers, Byers Workforce Solutions
Laura Gonzalez, Masterwork Resumes
Rosa Vargas, Career Steering

The 2014 winners will be announced in mid-October and those resumes will be posted to the 2014 TORI winners page. Medals and certificates will be conveyed at CDI’s Global Career Empowerment Summit. For more information on the TORI Awards, visit CDI’s awards page.

CDI also owes special thanks to the TORI judges and Award’s Director:

Director of the TORI Awards:

Robin Schlinger, Robin's Resumes®

TORI Judges:

Annemarie Cross - Advanced Employment Concepts
Laurie Berenson - Sterling Career Concepts, LLC
Erin Kennedy - Professional Resume Services
Jeri Hird Dutcher - Workwrite
Audrey Prenzel - Resume Resources
Grant Cooper - CareerPro of New Orleans / Strategic Resumes
Susan Guarneri - AssessmentGoddess.com
Barb Poole - Hire Imaging, LLC
Laura Labovich - The Career Strategy Group
Marty Weitzman - Gilbert Resumes
Michael Kranes - Resume Slayer
Melissa Cooper - RezBiz, LLC
Jill Kelly - Outplacement Australia / Career Edge

Job seekers can also learn more about how to select a certified resume writer; access job search and resume writing tools, advice, and videos; and search for a qualified professional resume writer or career coach using CDI’s free job seeker center.

About CDI: Career Directors International – http://www.careerdirectors.com
CDI is a global membership-based organization of career coaches, resume writers, and other career professionals who seek to position themselves as industry leaders who make a difference while making an exceptional living. CDI fosters a rich, dynamic, and empowering environment for growth, professional development, career satisfaction, and industry credibility for its members.

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