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Pat Kendall, NCRW

Based in the heart of Oregon's “Silicon Forest” Pat has worked extensively with professional, high-tech, marketing, consulting, and C-level executives worldwide. Since 1994, Pat's work has focused on electronic resume writing and online job searching, with specialties in keyword resumes and electronic formats (text, Word, PDF, and HTML).

In addition to writing and coauthoring two nationally published books, Pat has authored dozens of articles (published locally, nationally, and online) on resume writing, self-marketing, and traditional / online job searching.

Pat's articles have been published in JobDango.com, AOL Career Center, Black Enterprise Magazine, Graduating Engineer.com, CareerJournal.com, CareerMagazine.com, iHispano.com, Diversity Careers Magazine, TechRepublic.com, Career Connection, and Jobsznetwork.com, among others.

Nationally Published Author

  • 10 Tips to Transform Your Resume (Kindle)
    Kindle Book – Author: Pat Kendall, NCRW
    Ten ways to transform your resume into an effective marketing tool for the online job market. (2013)
  • eResumes: Everything You Need to Know
    McGraw-Hill – Authors: Pat Kendall and Susan Britton Whitcomb Focus on electronic resumes, ASCII text, HTML, attachments, scannable, online portfolios, new technologies. (2000)
  • Jumpstart Your Online Job Search in a Weekend
    Prima Publishing – Author: Pat Kendall, NCRW
    Focus: Step-by-step instructions on how to write keyword-based resumes, create multiple electronic formats, and launch an online job search. (1999)

Nationally Published

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Training / Speaking: National Resume Writers' Association / NRWA
  • Text Resumes
  • Keyword Resumes
  • Writing About Accomplishments
  • Excellence in Resume Writing
  • Electronic Job Market Update (National Convention)
  • Multicultural Resumes (National Convention)


NRWA / National Resume Writers' Association:

  • Served as president, vice president, regional representative, and certification chair.
  • Launched and administered the NRWA's national Certification Program for resume writing.
  • Led development of the original National Resume Writers' Certification Study Guide.
  • Created and administered industry-first training and continuing education programs for professional resume writers.
  • Developed National Resume Writers' online training program and created multiple training segments.
  • Member, NCRW Certification Advisory Council.
  • Volunteer, NCRW Certification

Published Resumes
  • Gallery of Best Resumes (4 editions)
  • Professional Resumes for Executives, Managers
    and Other Administrators
  • Gallery of Best Cover Letters
  • The Complete Job Search Guide for Latinos
  • America's Top Resumes for America's Top Jobs
  • Professional Resumes for Tax and Accounting Occupations
  • Using WordPerfect in Your Job Search

Media Quotes / Interviews

Cited in BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and other publications and venues such as:

  • ExecuNet's Executive Insider
  • CareerMagazine.com
  • CareerJournal.com
  • Career Builder
  • Diversity Careers
  • In Focus Magazine
  • National Business Employment Weekly
  • KGW-TV / Portland
  • Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
  • Chicago Tribune
  • CNN
  • Engineering Times
  • Las Vegas Sun
  • Resume Writers' Resource

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