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2014 TORI Resume Writing Award Nominees

TORIWe are excited to announce the 2014 award nominees for the Toast of the Resume Industry (TORI) award competition. Each year, CDI hosts this most prestigious resume writing competition, which draws the best of the best resume writing professionals from around the world to compete.

Nominees and winners are selected by a blind panel of global industry experts. Nominees are selected followed by first, second, and third place winners in each category. 2014 winners will be announced at CDI’s Global Career Empowerment Summit awards ceremony on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

2014 TORI Award Nominees (in no particular order)

Please keep in mind that our nominees and winners span the globe and may not always reflect a US format, wording, or content selection. Winning resumes and letters may have been formatted in international A4 size, so they may appear differently when you view them.

Additionally, please scroll to the bottom of the page for a note on ATS resumes and the TORI awards. 

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

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

Special Thanks to 2014 Judges:

Director of Awards – Robin Schlinger, Robin’s Resumes®
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

 

Hiring a resume writer: A resume writing award is just one of the criteria you should consider when selecting the resume writer who is the best match for you. We recommend you take a few moments to learn more about selecting a company at CDI’s How to Select a Career Service Provider page.