About Beth Brown
Beth Brown has been a Professional Resume Writer and Editorial Consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1995. Beth completed an extensive training in the Damn Good Resume Writing style with Yana Parker’s protégé, Susan Ireland. As a graduate of Susan Ireland’s Professional Resume Writing Certification Program, Beth has written more than 2,000 resumes, cover letters, and other job search tools for job seekers all over the world. She works with people from all levels, industries, and walks of life. She was also a Professional Resume Writer and Resume Workshop Leader at Lifeprint (formerly Alumnae Resources) career center in San Francisco for four years.
In 2012, Beth co-authored and updated Yana Parker’s world-renowned book, The Damn Good Resume Guide (Fifth Edition), to bring this timeless bestseller more fully into the 21st century.
Beth’s style is a collaborative one, working with each job seeker to identify their goals, strengths, and achievements. She listens with care and knows how to translate each client’s stories and casual language into strong, skillful statements that clearly show their strengths to a new employer. The resumes she creates are expertly tailored to fulfill the job seeker’s career goals while also meeting the needs of their target job or jobs. She is also a stickler for spelling, grammar, and English usage, so the resumes and job search materials are always correct and professional. Beth enjoys working with people from diverse backgrounds, and she keeps her sense of humor handy to help put clients at ease and make the process smooth and fun!
In addition to resume writing, Beth has helped people with all kinds of writing and editing projects, including cover letters, cover emails, LinkedIn profiles, broadcast letters and other types of letters, job applications, essays, articles, web content, as well as fiction and non-fiction books. She is available to work with clients by phone and email.