Since 1999, Debra Mills has created a variety of effective job hunting documents, including CVs, cover letters, and résumés, for clients in the UK and abroad. Since 2005, she has written LinkedIn profiles. Her goal is to provide clients with a CV that maximises – or a résumé that maximizes – his or her chances of getting to the interview stage of their job search.
If you aren’t ready to hire a professional CV/résumé writer or if you want to write your own documents, download our free information package (.doc file), which includes more helpful hints. Read Debra’s blog on CV writing and CV formats for additional help. Follow the links in the right-hand column to view recommended job boards, books, software, and other resources for the job seeker.
Although Debra is not accepting new clients at this time, please contact her about your CV writing needs and she will match you to a qualified CV or resume writer from her network of professional colleagues.
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL RESUME WRITER (CPRW)
CPRW qualification from the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches
TOAST OF THE RESUME INDUSTRY (TORI) AWARDS
Winner 2010 … Best International Resume
Winner 2006 … Best Cover Letter
Finalist (Top 6) 2010 … Best Military Transition
Finalist (2nd Place) 2009 … Best Cover Letter
Finalist (3rd Place) 2008 … Best Sales & Marketing Resume
Finalist (Top 5) 2008 … Best Cover Letter
Finalist (Top 5) 2007 … Best Creative Resume
Finalist (Top 5) 2003 … Best International Resume
Contributor to Market Recruitment’s CV Experts page, March 2016.
Contributor to CDI ‘Members Only’ Best Practices Tip Sheet, International Resumes: Tips for Writing for the UK Employment Marketplace, May 2014.
Published in Career Director International’s downloadable ebook, Supercharge Your Job Search: Short, Sweet & Tweet (Expert Job Search Advice in Digestible Bytes), November 2013
Quoted in Western Union magazine, February 2013
Contributor to Career Director International’s Supercharger Campaign, a Twitter social media program, June to October 2012
Reviewed in The Australian Employment Guide, 2012
Published (print) CVs: Resumes that Pop! Designing the Perfect Resume, November 2010
Contributor to the UK Trends Report on Career Information, April 2010
Quoted in “How to explain gaps in your retail CV” article for RetailChoice.com, September 2010
Quoted in PM Network magazine, August 2010
Published in Best Canadian Résumés, June 2005
Quoted in Financial Mail on Sunday newspaper article by Nic Paton, September 14, 2003
CDI International Resume Expert … Career Directors International
Best Practices Tip Sheet, International Resumes … Tips for Writing for the UK Employment Marketplace
Expert Audio Career Tips … CDI International
ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
The Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches (PARW/CC) was the first association for career professionals to exchange information, enhance their skills, or demonstrate their commitment to providing professional services to the general public. Their Certified Professional Resume Writers (CPWR) are the career industry’s leading experts in the development of strategic resumes.
Career Directors International is a global professional association committed to providing outstanding opportunities and innovations in education, connection, and empowerment. Their worldwide membership spans all career disciplines and includes resume writers, CV writers, career coaches, counselors, job developers, recruiters, outplacement specialists, HR practitioners, and other specialists from private practice, civil service, academia and military.
The National Résumé Writers Association is the industry’s leading not-for-profit, member-driven organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of excellence in resume writing through certification, education, and mentoring programs. Their membership is made up of a diverse and global group of resume writers, career coaches, government, and military career transition specialists, college and university career development professionals, and outplacement consultants. Members are involved in the job search process, career assessment, and interview / career coaching.
SOCIAL MEDIA & NETWORKS
Debra Mills, CPRW
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