At the helm of the Resume Innovators team is our Chief Career Strategist, Kristen Coria | CARW | NCOPE | CIC | CPCC | CHJMC | WCP. Her distinguished career has earned Kristen a reputation as one of the top resume writing and LinkedIn® experts in the career industry. Kristen is valued for her resume innovations, LinkedIn® expertise, branding acumen, and thought leadership that earned her consistent accolades throughout her career.
Leading with an unprecedented track record of success in her career, Kristen truly exemplifies career thought leadership while she connects people to their ability to find meaningful work. Kristen’s innovative approach to resume writing, LinkedIn® profile writing, and interview coaching is centered on the belief that everyone has the potential to contribute in a meaningful way through their careers while tapping into their passion and purpose.
Kristen earned the vastly coveted Certified Advanced Resume Writer (CARW) designation from Career Directors International. She earned the Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE) designation from The National Resume Writer’s Association, which unleashes the power of LinkedIn®. Kristen earned her Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) and Certified Interview Coach (CIC) credentials from the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches. She also earned her Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC) designation from Career Thought Leaders Consortium, which focuses on coaching clients on the value of referrals in a job search and uncovering the jobs they want. In addition, Kristen is also recognized as a Workhuman Certified Professional (WCP), which reinforces the power of humanity in the workplace to energize cultures, unlock human potential, and unite diverse workforces around a shared purpose. Throughout her distinguished career, Kristen’s work was selected multiple times for publication in career-related books and software.
Kristen is a member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. She is a member of The National Resume Writers’ Association, an organization dedicated to promoting excellence and raising the bar in resume writing. She is also a prominent member featured in the Career Thought Leaders Consortium, a global think tank comprised of career industry leaders that strategize on promoting the career industry and leadership success of careerists. Kristen is a member of Career Directors International, the ultimate networking and professional development community for resume writers and career coaches. She is also a member of Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches, an organization dedicated to helping job seekers find credentialed career professionals for resume writing, career coaching, and interview coaching.
Kristen earned a Graduate Certificate in Women in Leadership from Cornell University. She earned a Master of Science in Management from Albertus Magnus College. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Quinnipiac University.
Kristen actively engages in continuing education so she can bring her latest career innovations to her clients. She also publishes content on her social media platforms so she can bring relevant insights to her followers on job search strategy, career and job market trends, resumes and LinkedIn® profiles, personal branding, interview coaching, salary negotiation, career storytelling, HR and recruiting, AI in job searches, career tips, life hacks, self-care, work/life balance, and her unique take on curated content. If you want to follow Kristen, check out her LinkedIn® profile here. If you want to learn more about the results Kristen has produced for her clients, read their testimonials here.
The influential relationships Kristen built throughout her career strengthened her reputation as a premier career industry expert. Kristen’s entrepreneurial spirit, career innovations, high-potential talent, and growth-focused mindset are a testament to her drive and passion for connecting people to meaningful work through expertly written resumes and LinkedIn® profiles and strategic career services.
Kristen, a lifelong Connecticut resident, calls the shoreline home, where she resides with her husband, Rico, and their beloved Standard Poodle, Noel. Beyond her professional pursuits, Kristen is deeply passionate about holistic wellness and fitness. You’ll often find her engaging in a variety of movement activities, including small group strength training, personal training sessions, and conquering spinning and rowing challenges within the Peloton community. In her quest for balance, Kristen also embraces the serenity of yoga & meditation, the thrill of bike riding, and the creativity of jewelry making and crafting. A culinary enthusiast, Kristen loves to explore new recipes in the kitchen and indulge in the joy of baking. Kristen is also a voracious reader with a diverse literary palette. Among her favorite authors are Colleen Hoover, James Patterson, Michael Connelly, Brené Brown, Simon Sinek, and Daniel Pink. Whether she’s immersing herself in a gripping mystery or delving into the depths of human behavior and leadership, Kristen’s love for reading fuels her curiosity and passion for career storytelling.
The Sky is the Limit!
Are you ready to take your career to the next level? At Resume Innovators, we are a woman-owned business that offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to empower you on your professional journey. Our Chief Career Strategist, Kristen Coria, will work with you on synergizing the master plan for your career. From expert resume & LinkedIn® writing and personalized career coaching to interview preparation that sets you apart, Kristen will help you achieve your goals and reach new heights of success.
Why Choose Us?
- Expert Resume Writing + LinkedIn® Profile Writing: Your resume and LinkedIn® profile is your first impression on potential employers. With our expert resume writing and LinkedIn® profile writing services, you will receive a professionally crafted resume and algorithm-optimized LinkedIn® profile that highlights your unique skills, experiences, and achievements. Kristen will work closely with you to ensure your resume and LinkedIn® profile stands out in today’s competitive job market and capture recruiters’ attention, helping you land more interviews and opportunities.
- Personalized Career Coaching: Navigating your career path can be daunting, but you don’t have to do it alone. Kristen will provide personalized guidance and support every step of the way. Whether you’re exploring new opportunities, seeking a promotion, or considering a career change, Kristen will support you in developing a clear plan and taking actionable steps toward your goals.
- Interview Coaching: The interview stage is where you truly shine as a candidate. Kristen’s interview coaching services will equip you with the skills and confidence to ace any interview. From mock interviews to tailored strategies for answering tough questions, we will ensure you are well-prepared to win job offers.
- Proven Results: With a track record of success over the last 23+ years and 35,000+ satisfied clients, Kristen will be your trusted partner in career advancement. Her services have helped countless people land their dream jobs, find meaningful work, negotiate higher salaries, and achieve greater satisfaction in their careers.
Don’t let uncertainty hold you back from reaching your full potential. Let’s embark on this journey together. Invest in yourself, it pays the best interest!