Boerne Business Monthly August 2011 : Page 11

profile Mary Elizabeth Bradford: The Career Artisan CREATING SOLUTIONS AND POSSIBILITIES FOR CAREER CHANGERS AND JOB SEEKERS P by lauren stumberg ractically everyone at some point in their lives has typed up a resume and sent it out applying for positions that have been posted in the news-paper or online – and most of these attempts result in fail-ure. There has to be a better way to find a job, right? Well, Mary Elizabeth Bradford has built a nationally recognized business offering her job coaching and resume writing skills. “I love to inspire and empower others by providing authentic, innovative and motivating ways for them to secure the job they want and offer support with everything needed in the process,” Mary Elizabeth says enthusiastically. Bradford built a highly success-ful private execu-tive recruiting business in the 1990s working with many of the top commercial developers, contractors and architects in the nation as well as with professionals in the entertainment industry. Following that she became a professionally trained career coach, marketer and Internationally certified resume writer in 2002. This was a result of dozens of ongoing requests from executives for job search advice that inspired her to build on her career knowledge. Bradford was also the top executive (virtual) consultant for one of the oldest and largest career marketing firms in the nation. While doing this she had the pleasure of helping mid-and-C-level executives, both nationally and internationally, adjust their career paths and reach their professional goals. Now, Mary Elizabeth uses her expertise as an Internationally Certified Advanced Resume writer and Job Search Coach to help her clients land quality interviews, receive formidable salary increases and obtain more fulfilling job roles. Bradford’s business is nationally recognized, but Boerne based. “I want to let local people know that we’re here to help,” says Bradford. “There are a lot of misconceptions out there right now, but jobs can be found if you know how to look for them.” According to Bradford, 85% of jobs get filled before they ever hit the job boards. She says that the key to finding that dream job is learning how to go direct and market yourself properly. Mary Elizabeth offers everything from resume and cover letter packages to a Job-Search Success System and is even the author of several E-Books. In fact, her new series called The Career Artisan Series Guide for the Perplexed is doing great on Amazon. The newest book – 21st Century Resumes has been #1 in the resumes section for nearly 2 weeks! The others have made it to the top 20 and they have received 5 star reviews. “I really want everybody to know that there is a better way to get a job,” says Bradford. She has even teamed up with SAMMinistries to offer her Job-Search Coaching System to their job search rehabilitation program members. “I thought of the idea that I could “gift” them my online study course,” Mary Elizabeth adds. “I want to be able to help them feel more confident and empowered. By taking out the guesswork they can take a healthy attitude in moving forward.” Bradford will also be teaming up with the Patrick Heath Public Library to offer a free Job Search Workshop October 20th, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Mary Elizabeth tries to offer her expertise and services in a variety of different platforms. By offering many options and costs it makes it easy for job seekers to take control of their job search and to be successful in achieving their career goals. BBM WWW.MARYELIZABETHBRADFORD.COM www.BoerneBusinessMonthly.com 11

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lauren Stumberg

Mary Elizabeth Bradford: The Career Artisan

CREATING SOLUTIONS AND POSSIBILITIES FOR CAREER CHANGERS AND JOB SEEKERS

Practically everyone at some point in their lives has typed up a resume and sent it out applying for positions that have been posted in the newspaper or online – and most of these attempts result in failure.There has to be a better way to find a job, right?

Well, Mary Elizabeth Bradford has built a nationally recognized business offering her job coaching and resume writing skills. “I love to inspire and empower others by providing authentic, innovative and motivating ways for them to secure the job they want and offer support with everything needed in the process,” Mary Elizabeth says enthusiastically.

Bradford built a highly successful private executive recruiting business in the 1990s working with many of the top commercial Developers, contractors and architects in the nation as well as with professionals in the entertainment industry.

Following that she became a professionally trained career coach, marketer and Internationally certified resume writer in 2002. This was a result of dozens of ongoing requests from executives for job search advice that inspired her to build on her career knowledge. Bradford was also the top executive (virtual) consultant for one of the oldest and largest career marketing firms in the nation. While doing this she had the pleasure of helping mid-and-C-level executives, both nationally and internationally, adjust their career paths and reach their professional goals.

Now, Mary Elizabeth uses her expertise as an Internationally Certified Advanced Resume writer and Job Search Coach to help her clients land quality interviews, receive formidable salary increases and obtain more fulfilling job roles.

Bradford’s business is nationally recognized, but Boerne based. “I want to let local people know that we’re here to help,” says Bradford. “There are a lot of misconceptions out there right now, but jobs can be found if you know how to look for them.” According to Bradford, 85% of jobs get filled before they ever hit the job boards. She says that the key to finding that dream job is learning how to go direct and market yourself properly.

Mary Elizabeth offers everything from resume and cover letter packages to a Job-Search Success System and is even the author of several E-Books. In fact, her new series called The Career Artisan Series Guide for the Perplexed is doing great on Amazon. The newest book – 21st Century Resumes has been #1 in the resumes section for nearly 2 weeks! The others have made it to the top 20 and they have received 5 star reviews.

“I really want everybody to know that there is a better way to get a job,” says Bradford. She has even teamed up with SAMMinistries to offer her Job-Search Coaching System to their job search rehabilitation program members. “I thought of the idea that I could “gift” them my online study course,” Mary Elizabeth adds.“I want to be able to help them feel more confident and empowered. By taking out the guesswork they can take a healthy attitude in moving forward.”

Bradford will also be teaming up with the Patrick Heath Public Library to offer a free Job Search Workshop October 20th, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.

Mary Elizabeth tries to offer her expertise and services in a variety of different platforms. By offering many options and costs it makes it easy for job seekers to take control of their job search and to be successful in achieving their career goals.

WWW.MARYELIZABETHBRADFORD.COM

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