Welcome to Career Directors International (CDI)! CDI is a high-energy professional association and learning lab for resume writers, career coaches, and career industry business owners.
Our focus is on helping you step out of the hustle culture to find the tools you need so you can simplify, connect, and achieve!
I’m Laura DeCarlo, the business success coach for career and resume professionals as well as President of CDI. We are also the home of Resumes for Dummies, 8th edition, as well as the collective works by our esteemed global members. I am excited you are here and interested in learning more about our association, CDI membership, and my consulting services.
As a career coach, resume writer, or other career practitioner, whether you are just starting out, wanting to get certified, or looking to earn a 6- to 7-figure plus income, we are proud to serve you and help you reach the next level.
Success is not just for job seekers. We're excited to introduce you to the world of being a career superhero where you can reap the same level of rewards as your job-seeking clients attain!
While I hope you will click through the About navigation category to read our origin story and meet our leadership dream team, there are some great starting points on our website, which will help you immediately navigate to solutions for you:
Resume Writers, Career Coaches & Other Career Professionals - Learn more about the tremendous ROI that CDI membership benefits can have on you, your organization, and your clients. Visit Why Join CDI.
Career & Resume Entrepreneurs Ready to Soar to the Next Level - Learn all about how to expedite results, profits, and business success with 1-1 laser consulting with Laura DeCarlo. Visit Consulting.
Media & PR Professionals - Learn how we can help you with a story or quote. Visit Speaking & Media.
Employers Seeking Keynotes or On Site Training - Learn more about programs offering by CDI and Laura DeCarlo. Visit Speaking & Media.
Job Seekers - See how you can move your career to the next level by working with one of CDI's talented member resume writers and/or career coaches. Visit CDI's Job Seeker section. In this navigation section, be sure to visit CDI's blog, learn how to select a career professional, and use the find a career pro search function to get professional assistance from one of our talented members.