Multi-award winning resumes
Certified Executive Resume Master
Established 1990

Top Margin – your master resume writer, certified executive resume master, and personal branding strategist.

Experience Is Everything

56 Resume Writing Award Nominations—27 First Prizes | 17 Resume Writing Certifications
30 years of experience writing resumes for executives and leaders
Author: PS… You Need a Resume | Contributor to 22 international career books
Trainer and Mentor to Professional Resume Writers across the Globe
Resume Certification Director, Career Directors International

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This is where your experience meets your future, where decisions are driven in your direction, and where barriers to employment are broken with every word. It’s the place where high impact meets authenticity; it’s where you come when it’s all about you. Building an expert resume, cover letter, biography or LinkedIn profile is more than listing your achievements. It’s about unleashing an unbeatable business case that promotes you as a ‘must have’ company asset. It’s about being the ultimate professional—projecting confidence, and owning your successes.

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Executive Resume Packages

Bold branded resumes. The best resume service for the best in the business.

Write Your Own

Get actionable guidance and downloadable templates to craft your own resume.

Powerful Online Profiles

Branded LinkedIn profiles are the way to be found and to search for employment.

Meet Gayle Howard

Master Resume Writer, Personal Branding Strategist, Certified Executive Resume Master

More than twenty resume writing certifications, resumes featured in 21 books world-wide, 29 first prize resume writing awards from 51 nominations, and training/mentoring of 200+ resume writers globally, are Gayle Howard’s guarantee of excellence. As an industry influencer, Gayle has invented trends that others follow, while her 30 years in the industry ensures you’re in good hands.

Real leaders choose the best

Be one of them. Leverage your value in a “So what? “Make me care! “Do it fast! world.”

We help you stand out in a crowd

We write executive-focused resumes, executive biographies, LinkedIn profiles, power e-notes, cover letters, and micro-leadership case studies. We also provide interview coaching, books, training courses, DISC behavioural profiles and so much more.

See what our customers have to say

I wasn’t sure what to expect in trying to do this over the internet and with such a huge difference in time zones, but I give you credit for managing to still make it a very personalized experience and professional job

Grant

You have managed to transform my resume from something dull, to something bold and contemporary that presents me in an individual way… thank you thank you thank you!

Charleen

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