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16 Resume Writing Video Tutorials from Winning Resume Writers

Resume Writing Video Tutorial Lessons by TORI Award-Winning Resume WritersDid you know that CDI has 16 (and growing) resume writing how-to video tutorials from the industry’s top TORI resume award winners? Even better, we’ve had at least two recent winners tell us it was those lessons, which are free to members, that gave them the ability to up their resume writing game for the win!

Master-Level Resume Writing Video Tutorials from Award-Winners

Here at CDI we love adding value to the industry by bringing together resume writers of all levels to provide an environment for growth, development, and innovation.

Marie Plett, Kimberly Robb Baker, Mary Elizabeth Bradford, Cheryl L. Simpson, Donald Burns, Tiffany Hardy, Laura Smith-Proulx, Rachel Raymond, Skye Berry, Robin Schlinger, and Laura DeCarlo.

Plus, Q&A advice tip articles from 12 former TORI winners AND 9 former TORI judges! What for more tips each week leading up to the TORI deadline.

The programs cover the strategies needed to create today’s resume ranging from using MS Word for creative design and also making graphic resumes ATS-friendly to dynamic writing through branding and storytelling, client information gathering techniques, and new types such as executive career portfolio resumes.

Again, these trainings are ALL free for CDI members. (Not yet a member? Be sure to scroll down to the bottom where we have included one of our fan-favorite video tutorial lessons for you to access.)

Current video tutorials include: 

Nail Your Resume Writing Intake Process to Elevate Writing & Enhance Client Experience with Rachel Raymond

Graphic Resume Design and ATS with Marie Plett (Q&A Video Lesson)

How to Design ATS-Friendly Graphic Resumes with Marie Plett

How to Embrace the Future of Visual Storytelling in Resume Writing with Skye Berry

Story-Based Value Propositions in Resume Writing, LinkedIn Profiles, and Peripheral Documents with Kimberly Robb Baker

Executive Career Portfolio Resumes with Mary Elizabeth Bradford

Resume Formatting Magic Tricks & Charts in MS Word with Marie Plett

Elevate Your Resume Formatting from Blah to Brilliant with Cheryl Lynch Simpson

Mind Control via Emotional Resonance in Resume Writing with Donald Burns

Visual Branding for Resume Writing in MS Word with Cheryl Lynch Simpson

Resume Writing Intake Process with Tiffany Hardy

Headlines & Branding Statements in Resumes with Laura Smith-Proulx

Step-by-Step Creative Logos for Resumes with Marie Plett

Story Telling & Branding in Resume Writing with Kim Robb Baker

Introduction to the Federal Application and Resume Writing Process with Robin Schlinger

Secrets to Writing New Graduate Resumes with Laura DeCarlo

There are 30+ other high-value resources in CDI’s member resume writing section from lessons to tip sheets and video tips to punctuation and grammar primers. 

Resume Writers and the TORI Awards

The TORI awards is the resume writing industry’s longest-running resume award competition.

Hosted annually, there are currently 10 categories for a total of 50 chances at nomination and 30 chances to win (first, second, and third place).

2021 TORI categories include:

  • Best Difficult Transitions Resume
  • Best Classic Difficult Transitions Resume
  • Best High-Tech Resume
  • Best Classic High-Tech Resume
  • Best Healthcare/Medical Resume
  • Best Sales Resume
  • Best Executive Resume
  • Best Classic Executive Resume
  • Best New Graduate Resume
  • Best Classic New Graduate Resume

When you visit the TORI page, you will see how life-changing it has been for many resume writers, allowing them to raise their rates, pick and choose ideal clients, and even double their volume just from nomination.

The TORI resume writing awards are considered the lowest cost, yet highest value marketing strategy a professional resume writer can tap to grow their business. There is literally no faster way to creating visibility and credibility with job seekers. In fact, we’ve even heard from some winners that they don’t even have a website, because their TORI wins displayed on the CDI winning resume page (and linking to their contact information) is all they need for traffic!

Get Started Today with CDI Free Resume Writing Resources

Free to Everyone:

Step-by-Step Graphic Logos for TORI-Winning Resumes with Marie Plett (Video Master Class) >>

Story-Based Value Propositions with Kimberly Robb Baker (Video Master Class) >>

TORI Resume Entry Selection: Tips from Resume Writing Award Winners (Q&A Lesson) >>

TORI Resume Writing Award Judges Share Tips & Strategies – Part One (Q&A Lesson) >>

TORI Resume Writing Award Judges Share Tips & Strategies – Part Two (Q&A Lesson) >>

10 Winning Resume Writing Tips in 10 Minutes (Video Tip) >>

Value of Visual & Creative Resumes with Laura DeCarlo & Marie Plett (Video Tip) >>

Ten Tips for Writing TORI Award-Winning Resumes (Post) >>

TORI Award Page >> (Includes links to winning resumes, tips, competition information, ROI details, and more)

Free to Members: 

TORI Competition-Specific Resources
10 TORI-Winning Resume Writing Tips in 10 Minutes with Laura DeCarlo (Video Tip)

TORI Resume Entry Selection: Tips from Resume Writing Award Winners (Q&A Lesson)

TORI Resume Writing Award Judges Share Tips & Strategies – Part One (Q&A Lesson)

TORI Resume Writing Award Judges Share Tips & Strategies – Part Two (Q&A Lesson)

TORI Spotlight – 1st Place Executive Resume, 2018 Competition (Lesson)

Ten Tips for Writing TORI Award-Winning Resumes (Post)

TORI Award-Winning Resume Strategies & You (Core Lesson)

Lessons in Resume Writing from 2017 TORI Winners (Core Lesson)

Secrets to Winning TORI Resume Awards (Audio)

TORI Award Winning Resumes

Resume Writing Video & Audio Tutorials
Nail Your Resume Writing Intake Process to Elevate Writing & Enhance Client Experience with Rachel Raymond (Video Lesson)

Graphic Resume Design and ATS with Marie Plett (Q&A Video Lesson)

How to Design ATS-Friendly Graphic Resumes with Marie Plett (Video Master Class)

How to Embrace the Future of Visual Storytelling in Resume Writing with Skye Berry (Video Master Class)

Story-Based Value Propositions in Resume Writing, LinkedIn Profiles, and Peripheral Documents with Kimberly Robb Baker (Video Master Class)

Executive Career Portfolio Resumes with Mary Elizabeth Bradford (Video Master Class)

Resume Formatting Magic Tricks & Charts in MS Word with Marie Plett (Video Master Class)

Elevate Your Resume Formatting from Blah to Brilliant with Cheryl Lynch Simpson (Video Master Class)

Mind Control via Emotional Resonance in Resume Writing with Donald Burns (Video Master Class)

Visual Branding for Resume Writing in MS Word with Cheryl Lynch Simpson (Video Master Class)

Resume Writing Intake Process with Tiffany Hardy (Video Master Class)

Headlines & Branding Statements in Resumes with Laura Smith-Proulx (Video Master Class)

Step-by-Step Creative Logos for Resumes with Marie Plett (Video Master Class)

Story Telling & Branding in Resume Writing with Kim Robb Baker (Video Master Class)

Introduction to the Federal Application and Resume Writing Process with Robin Schlinger (Video Master Class)

Secrets to Writing New Graduate Resumes (Video Lesson) – follow up to core lesson below

Use Storytelling to Transform Job Descriptions in Resume Writing with Laura DeCarlo (Video Tip)

Value of Visual & Creative Resumes with Laura DeCarlo & Marie Plett (Video Tip)

Is the Resume Really Dead? with Laura DeCarlo, Marie Plett & Audrey Prenzel (Video Tip)

Creating Resume USPs & Summaries (Audio)

Resume Writing Power Q&A 2016 (Audio)

Resume Data Mining: Client Information Gathering & Control (Audio)

Resume Writing Core Lessons & Tip Sheets

Resume Writer’s Beginner Guide to Adding Graphics to Resumes in MS Word (Core Lesson)

New Graduate Resume Writing Decoded (Core Lesson)

Secrets to Writing New Graduate Resumes (Video Lesson) – follow up to core lesson above

Easy Steps to More Clients, Website Fixes, Better Resumes (Core Lesson)

5 Steps to Resume Information Gathering (Infographic)

Creating Resumes That Visually Pop (Best Practice Tip Sheet)

Strategies for Client Resume Writing Interviews (Best Practice Tip Sheet)

Employment Gaps in the Resume (Best Practice Tip Sheet)

Writing Resumes for Career Changers (Best Practice Tip Sheet)

Applicant Tracking Systems (Best Practice Tip Sheet)

Super-Secret Red Carpet Resume Writing Strategy (Core Lesson)

Write Better Resumes in Seconds: Fixing Terror Errors (Core Lesson)

Sample Resume Questionnaires

Best Resume Writing Fonts List

Action Verb List

Resume Trends: Global Hiring Survey Report (E-book)

About CDI Membership

Right now you can get access to CDI’s entire library of resources for as low as $97.00.

Consider what new member, Alana Henry, recently wrote us:

I recently became a member of CDI and am absolutely blown away by the depth and breadth of resources for resume writing professionals. Kudos to you all and your team for doing such a great job and really working to ensure the success of resume writing practitioners!

Learn more about CDI membership now >>