Career Pros: It’s Time to Self-Nominate for a CDI Lifetime Achievement Award

CDI's Lifetime Achievement Award for Resume Writers, Career Coaches, and Other Career Pros - Self-Nomination is Now OpenIt’s time for resume writers, career coaches, and other career professionals to see if they qualify to self-nominate for a CDI Lifetime Achievement Award.

A lifetime achievement award, like the CDI Lifetime Achievement Award, would make an excellent feather in your cap!

Don’t miss this chance! The self-nomination deadline is 8/31/2021.

Required Criteria

Industry Longevity: Member of the professional resume writing or career services community for a minimum of ten (10) years and a member of CDI for a minimum of the past three (3) consecutive years.

Certification: Earn and maintain the Certified Master Resume Writer (CMRW), Certified Executive Resume Master (CERM) and/or Master Career Director (MCD) credential.

Awards & Recognition: Earn a minimum of two TORI nominations or one TORI award* in the last three (3) years or be nominated for or win one Career Innovator award*. Consideration will be made for a Director of Awards who serves 3+ years and who would thus be ineligible to enter.

* In lieu of an award, the following may substitute (completed in last 3 years):

Continuing Education: Complete a cumulative 45 hours of industry training such as conference attendance or teleclasses over the past four (4) years. Must include at least one CDI course/certification or Annual Summit.

Industry Contribution: Sit on a CDI committee for the past one (1) year with approved active participation in at least one major project (course, certification, survey and report).

Membership: CDI membership is required.

Next Steps

You can view former recipients and learn the next steps of self-nomination, if you qualify, here.


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