Kristin S. Johnson is a 5-times certified resume writer, job search coach, and social media consultant with an approach that is cutting-edge, creative, and kind. She owns Profession Direction, LLC and works with professionals across the country. Her clients enjoy the reassurance of having professionally-written documents, finding clarity and direction in their job search, feeling at ease with social media and in-person networking, and earning more income faster.
An extrovert by nature, Kristin has always enjoyed working with people. She counseled patients about nutrition, worked in sales, tutored young adults, and was a job developer for people with disabilities. This eclectic career path has inspired her to assist others in navigating their own career journeys.
Kristin works hard to help her clients feel more confident in their job search. She loves working with aspiring professionals to get a promotion, get hired by their ideal company, or develop a long-term career management strategy. Often, dealing with employment problems the client faces is important. Many people today spend time as a stay-at-home parent, switch fields, or get laid off. These situations can be difficult for today’s job seeker to explain to a prospective employer, but Kristin can help. With proper strategy and coaching, these challenges can be dealt with successfully.
Staying up-to-date on best practices is important to Kristin. She works hard to continue her education in the careers industry through membership in Career Directors International (CDI) and National Resume Writers Association (NRWA). She attends the annual conferences for CDI, NRWA, and the Career Thought Leaders Consortium. Kristin is also a member of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce and Dane Buy Local and frequently attends their events.
Kristin holds the following certifications and degree:
- Certified Advanced Resume Writer
- Certified Online Professional Networking Strategist
- Certified 360 Reach Personal Branding Analyst
- Certified Career Management Coach
- Certified Get Clear, Get Found, Get Hired! (G3) Coach
- Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from UW–Madison
Currently, Kristin is finishing certifications to become a Job Search Strategist through The Academies and an Academy Certified Resume Writer through Career Thought Leaders. These rigorous courses provide master-level resume training and resources for job seekers working toward the next step in their career.
Kristin S. Johnson
CARW, CCMC, COPNS, CG3C
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