DIY Career Compasses

“DIY” Do-It-Yourself with


(We’re a Team – I’m the Coach, You Run the Plays)

I am your coach while you teach yourself using the in depth instruction materials I provide (your ‘play book’)

You ‘run the plays’ & do the ‘heavy lifting’ while I cheer you on and make your game plan from the sidelines.  (Can you tell I’m a former athlete?)

These are budget minded options great for motivated self starters.  These are offered through my Fiverr page and on SkillShare. See below:

In-Depth Resume Review

What it is:  PERSONAL and DETAILED feedback/critique from me of your current resume based on your current stated job goals.


  • First impressions with the “10-second scan” test with employers (to get in the “yes” file for an interview – or not)
  • What’s working and not working with your current format and content and why (I’m honest, but kind, don’t worry! )
  • Specific suggestions for changes to make to improve your resume

ORDER  NOW:  I offer Personalized Resume Reviews on Fiverr-Click Here

Behavioral Interview Guide 

What it is:  a detailed pdf guide, “Prove YOU in the Interview”, is full of interview strategies & coaching/tips.

Interview Tips GuideYou will learn the structures I teach one-on-one in my individual training sessions with the following materials:

Includes: 20 page pdf & 45 min mp3 audio recording

  • What IS Behavioral Interviewing style? What types of questions, and answers, are expected?
  • SAO/STAR – How to Use This Simple Structure to Keep Your Answers Clear and Concise
  • How to Incorporate Example Stories
  • Lists of:  Top 10 Commonly Asked Interview Questions and 50 Sample Behavioral Interviewing Questions
  • Simple Interview Tips to Make a Big Impression

ORDER NOW: I offer the Behavioral Interview Guide on Fiverr-Click Here

**Please also see the Full Services and Packages pages for information on resume writing, interview skills practice, cover letters and other Resume Confidence personalized offerings to help you in your job search.**

Ask a Manager: Secrets of a Hiring Manager e-book

From Ask a Manager about this e-book:  “If you’ve ever wished that you could look into the brain of a hiring manager to find out what you need to do to get hired, How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager is for you.

Written from my perspective as a long-time hiring manager, this e-book gives you step-by-step guidance through every stage of your job search … explaining at each step what a hiring manager is thinking and what they want to see from you …”

Click here to view more details   

I’ve read this & it’s GOOD, people! Alison already wrote it, so I don’t have do! (true confession: this is an affiliate link – I get a little bit if you buy from here, but it doesn’t cost you any more!)

I only recommend things I have read/tried and know are QUALITY offers!


LinkedIn Profile Reviews

What it is:  A detailed critique of your current LinkedIn profile.

Includes:  I’ll personally review your LI content with specific, individualized input (+ standard feedback your content (and how it should be different than your resume), writing an effective profile Title, and other basic considerations. PLUS, you get the Leveraging LinkedIn pdf guide, too.

What it is:  Leveraging LinkedIn pdf guide,  This gives tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile content, privacy considerations, how to add formatting to your text and more!

ORDER NOW: I offer these DIY LinkedIn offers on Fiverr-Click Here

How to Write Attention Grabbing  Accomplishments on Your Resume 

Resume Accomplishments GuideWhat it is:   How to Write Attention Grabbing Accomplishments is a step by step instructional pdf guide.

Includes:  How to write an effective, clear, quantified accomplishment statement on a resume – with lots of examples!  AND, how to discover your achievements, contributions and unique traits to showcase on your resume, so you stand out to employers!

ORDER NOW:  I offer these DIY Accomplishments Guide offers on Fiverr-Click Here 


Does Your Resume Pass the 10-30 Second Scan Test? A Resume Critique with a ProResume Review Class

What is an employer looking for when they first glance over your resume?

Do you think they actually READ IT?

They don’t. Not at first.

You have to capture the reader’s attention QUICKLY in order for them to want to read more, and ultimately, invite you to interview.

This FREE COURSE (click this link) goes over the basics of what makes a good (and a bad) first impression about you – and your resume.

Interview Insights – Insider’s Overview with an Interview Coach

Interview Tips ClassIn this upbeat and inviting class of digestible bits & tips, we’ll go over some important insights to support you, on personal and practical levels, to be effective, memorable and clearly communicate your skills and value.

Section 1: The Dual Purpose of an Interview – it’s not JUST about winning the job offer

Section 2: Learn 3 Simple Interview Strategies for Clarity and Confidence

Section 3: Top 3 Tips on Most Asked Client Questions

This FREE COURSE (click this link)shares many tips I give my clients in 1-1 interview coaching sessions.


  • How to Write a Branded Summary in 3 Steps
  • Writing Clear, Concise  Resume ACCOMPLISHMENTS to Capture Attention!
  • Career Clarity Guide: Road Maps to Plan Your New Job Path
I look forward to hearing from you & helping YOU reclaim your job search mojo!