Mike's Story

Most people do this themselves, don’t they? We’ll I’m not one of those people. I didn’t really even have a resume to speak of. It was really poorly done.

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About Mike


2+ years

Previous Job

Japanese/English Translation

In a nutshell

Bored in his current job, but unsure of his next steps.


Mike was searching for his dream job, but wasn’t sure how to get it. He needed to define his relevant job skills and package them to attract the right job opportunities.

Mike was still relatively new to the workforce and didn’t have any set career goals. He wanted to use his foreign language skills, but wasn’t sure in what type of job or how to package his skills appealingly. Mike barely had a resume to begin with, so he needed one that spoke to these specific assets, in a professional-looking resume format.

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The initial impact that [the resume] has when it looks so well done gives a whole different impression.

How We Helped

Mike bought the Professional Growth resume-writing package, which includes a resume and two revisions. He was paired with a professional resume writer, Miranda, who worked with him to:

  • Emphasize his foreign language translation proficiency and automotive industry work experience.
  • Demonstrate how his foreign language translation skills provided value in the workplace.
  • Optimize his resume with more industry-specific keywords.


Mike's resume before TopResume


Mike's resume after TopResume
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The first interview I got was my dream job. I was so excited — they were talking about all this travel that I would get to do. Working with TopResume gave me a lot of confidence.

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