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When we decide to invest our money, we have to make sure that it is worth it. Especially if we are speaking about such an important thing as ordering a professional resume writing service. You may think that writing a resume is an easy job, and anyone can handle it. Perhaps you do not want to spend your time on it and just looking for a quick and affordable company to do it for you. Well, let’s be frank, it is not so easy. Your resume reflects your professional profile, and you surely do not want to look bad in the eyes of future employers.

Moreover, this type of writing has its rules, standards, and even trends that change all the time. Of course, you cannot follow the latest job hiring process trends all the time, but professional resume writing service can. Therefore, if you have already decided on a writing company or just looking for one, we recommend you pay attention to 5 things a trustworthy professional resume writing company should have.

Certified professionals with hands-on experience in various fields.

A good writing service will only offer professional writers with valid credentials and proven experience. Therefore, you should investigate the writing company site and find a page where the information about writers is placed. Look for the writers who have the CPRW (Certified Professional Resume Writer) certification and PARWCC (Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Careers Coaches) membership. Also, pay attention to whether the company can offer resume writers specializing in several industries and having experience in a particular niche.

If there is nothing about writers on the site, you should contact the company and ask to provide this information via phone or email.

Resume samples of their website

To know what to expect from the company, you should make sure you know what they are offering on real examples. Look for resume samples the company places on their website and read them thoughtfully. You shall ask for resume examples relevant to your position in order to get a picture of what your future resume can look like. Without this, you are paying for the pig in the poke. The writing service, which only tells, not shows, probably do not worth the time.

Offers direct communication with writers

There is no universally accepted questionnaire you can submit which will cover all the information a good writer needs to write unique and customized resumes. Having only a prior resume and targeted position might not be enough for the professional writer to understand your specific experience; therefore, there always should be an opportunity to chat and discuss crucial detail. 1-on-1 communication is a must for a worthy resume writing company, so look only for those companies which offer real-time access to chat or call your writer, not a random bot.

Shares real customer stories openly

Nothing can tell about the service better than its customers. A proud service will always share its customers’ success stories. Pay attention to the comments and reviews you can find online and then go to the official site to find the corporate page with real customers feedbacks. If you see too many similar comments without examples, you may consider those feedback fake. Real and sincere comments from customers will always differ and have unique facts, such as the writers’ names.

Gives guarantees

A trustworthy resume writing company is responsible for its writers and customer service. There is always a possibility of customers not looking at the final results or not being sure if their resume will bring a recruiter to them. Therefore, a good company should provide guarantees that if there is any dissatisfaction with the final results, the customer will have the opportunities to receive money back, get revision with another writer, or complete a re-do of the document.


Choosing a resume writing company is a true challenge as it takes a lot of points to consider. Be aware of them and pay attention to their presence on the market the most. Remember, if the company cannot prove its expertise, you should avoid this service.


Kossi Adzo is the editor and author of He is software engineer. Innovation, Businesses and companies are his passion. He filled several patents in IT & Communication technologies. He manages the technical operations at

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