Placing in the top five of Forbes’ Best Places for Business and Careers List, the Mile High City is an exciting and vibrant place to be looking for work. Year after year, people flock to Denver ready to take the next step in their careers.
So the question is, how will you stand out in such a competitive market?
It all starts with your resume.
Your resume has just seconds to impress a potential employer and get you into the “yes” pile. We compiled this list of the best Denver, Highlands Ranch, Parker, and Castle Rock area resume writing services because you deserve to find the someone who will make you look great on paper.
Disclosure: This article was written by a hired contractor of Find My Profession. While we genuinely feel that the list is uninfluenced by the partnerships, we wanted to keep you totally in the loop! Please do your own research after reading opinion pieces and always use your own discretion when retaining a company from any list.
Best Resume Services in Denver
If you are in a hurry and don't want to read our detailed reviews below, here is a list of the Best Denver Resume Writers:
- Find My Profession
- Advance Your Career
- Expert Resume Pros
- The Personal Touch Career Services
- Myer Resumes
- Executive Drafts
- Kelley Resumes & Wordsmithing
- Greenpoint Resume Studio
- Cherry Creek Resume Service
And now for the detailed reviews...
1. Find My Profession
Find My Profession is the top professional resume service in Denver, and in the country as well. As their customer reviews attest, their legendary Resume Makeovers lead to successful interviews, full stop. At all price points, this tech-savvy company can offer you the kind of top-notch writing and keyword optimization that will impress hiring managers while getting you through any Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Find My Profession has specialized writers with an in-depth knowledge of more than 75 industries. Whether you are looking for an entry-level role or something in the C-Suite, Find My Profession can create a bespoke resume for you.
Pros: These are high-quality resumes that get results. If you are looking for personalized attention from a seasoned professional and an impeccable end product, you can’t go wrong.
Cons: Entry-level job seekers might find the cost a little high. It is a good investment, but there are lower-cost options on this list for more recent grads.
Turnaround: 3–5 business days with a 48-hour expedite option.
Phone: (831) 888–0967
Reviews: 5/5 stars on Glassdoor, 5/5 on Google, 4.9/5 on Sitejabber, 9.5/10 on Trustpilot, and 5/5 on Facebook.
2. Advance Your Career
Advance Your Career is owned by copywriter and author Michelle Angello, who has 19 years’ experience writing resumes. We loved her website; she has a helpful blog and her resume writing process is crystal clear. You will know exactly what she will do for you at every step of the way.
Pros: Some very nice samples on the website will give you confidence in her abilities before you buy.
Cons: Being a sole operator, she mentions occasional availability issues, but none that greatly delay her process significantly.
Turnaround: About 7 days.
Cost: $485–2240 (top packages include resume distribution and LinkedIn).
Phone: (303) 537–3592
Reviews: 5/5 on Google.
3. Expert Resume Pros
Expert Resume Pros will offer a free resume review to get you started. They have offices in Downtown Denver and in three other locations. They offer federal resumes and infographics in addition to traditional resumes.
Pros: This company offers a headshot service if you need one. That could make them a one-stop-shop for you if you don’t have a current headshot. They will also do a 24–48-hour rush service for just $69, which is a bargain in any market.
Cons: The resume samples on the website could be a little more visually interesting.
Turnaround: Not stated.
Cost: $149–409 (cover letter included in top package).
Phone: (720) 551–8630
Reviews: 4.9/5 on Google, 4.5/5 on Yelp, and 4.9/5 on Glassdoor.
4. The Personal Touch Career Services
The Personal Touch Career Services, run by a two-woman team, serves a wide variety of industries and will offer you a free consultation to get started. CEO Donna Shannon has eight years’ experience as a corporate recruiter and a headhunter and offers coaching services as well.
Pros: The Personal Touch offers a free resume review and has some valuable add-ons bundled into their pricier packages. Their resume samples give you a wide variety of styles that you can choose from, including some very sleek networking resumes. They aren’t just pretty faces either; they are all built to withstand ATS systems.
Cons: These ladies are located all the way in Westminster, but they are happy to use GoToMeeting if you can’t make it there.
Turnaround: Not stated.
Cost: $265–1290 for entry-level to management-level job seekers; for executive, call for a quote.
Phone: (720) 452–3400
Reviews: 4.9/5 on Facebook, 5/5 on Google, and 5/5 on Yelp.
CAREER-Magic has offices in the Tech Center and Colorado Springs. They also offer job search and interviewing advice, LinkedIn tune-ups, outplacement services, and networking events as additional services. Founder Tracy Laswell describes herself as a job search expert with deep experience on both sides of the equation.
Pros: This company has great pricing flexibility. You can start with exactly what you need, even if it is just a half hour of over-the-phone coaching for $50.
Cons: There are no resume samples on the website. However, samples can be provided upon request.
Turnaround: 2-5 business days.
Phone: (303) 424–1700
Reviews: 4.8/5 on Google, 5/5 on Yelp, and 4.8/5 on Facebook.
6. Myer Resumes
Myer Resumes has a classy, simple website that is easy to navigate, which is a great thing because that is the sort of impression you want your resume to make on potential employers. They have a team of writers in Los Angeles as well one in Greenwood Village.
Pros: Each resume is quality checked by the company’s Head of Projects. (A second line of defense for errors and soundness of approach is never a bad thing.)
Cons: Prices are not disclosed on the website, and there are no samples shown.
Turnaround: 5–7 working days.
Cost: Not stated, but some reviews mention the cost is on the high end. Their resume evaluation is free if you want to do that and get a feel for pricing.
Phone: (720) 938–0031
Reviews: 5/5 on Yelp, 5/5 on Google, and 5/5 on Glassdoor.
7. Executive Drafts
Executive Drafts is a national resume writing service with a Lodo office. Their website is nicely designed and they are completely transparent about their process, pricing, and their approach to resume writing. Theirs is a three-pronged process: each resume is reviewed by a professional writer, a hiring manager, and a recruiter. They offer an affordable package for new graduates.
Pros: They clearly outline what you get with each package and have lots of samples. Their service is guaranteed.
Cons: You only get multiple drafts if you buy a package at the top of the price range.
Turnaround: Not stated.
Phone: (877) 568–2267
Reviews: 4.5/5 on Yelp, 5/5 on Google, and on 5/5 Facebook.
8. Kelley Resumes & Wordsmithing
Kelley Resumes & Wordsmithing owner Melissa Kelley has a diverse background and has been writing resumes since 2006. She promises to be your personal marketing champion, and if you need it, she can edit a variety of business documents too. She is based in Aurora.
Pros: Discounts are available for full-time students, new graduates, those on active duty military, veterans, military/veteran spouses and parents, and those who have been unemployed one year or longer. A federal-style resume is only an additional $75.
Cons: Rush services are double the package price, and only reduces turnaround time to 5 days. The only resume sample on her website is her own (though it is an impressive one).
Turnaround: 7–10 days.
Cost: $450–1410 (top packages include LinkedIn and some coaching).
Phone: (720) 588–9793
Reviews: 5/5 on Google and 5/5 on Yelp.
9. Greenpoint Resume Studio
Greenpoint Resume Studio has offices in NYC and Denver. This professional resume writing service indicates that they specialize in the Denver market. Their resume packages have a simplicity about them that many job seekers might appreciate. They do not use questionnaires; rather, they do a one-on-one consultation and then leverage the Google Docs platform to collaborate.
Pros: The claim that they specialize in the Denver market is more than just an empty statement. They take time to show what they know about Denver on their website.
Cons: There are no samples on the website at all.
Turnaround: 5–7 days.
Phone: (631) 358–2288
Reviews: 5/5 on Yelp.
10. Cherry Creek Resume Service
Cherry Creek Resume Service’s clever motto is, “Saving the world from boring, low-paying jobs, one client at a time.” Writer Teri O’Sullivan promises an emphasis on trust and collaboration throughout her process.
Pros: Teri believes in meeting up in person the old-fashioned way, so if that is how you prefer to work, this could be the writer for you.
Cons: It is by appointment only, and some reviewers warn that you might have trouble getting in touch initially. Also, her website has no price list or samples.
Turnaround: Not stated.
Cost: Not stated.
Reviews: 4.3/5 on Google.
This List Serves The Following Areas Near Denver, Colorado:
Englewood, Aurora, Lakewood, Littleton, Centennial, Golden, Arvada, Thornton, Broomfield, Boulder, Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, Brighton, Fort Morgan, Grand Junction
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