Do you want a commanding resume to forge and secure your ascending career/professional path?
You’ve come to the right place! My name is Annie Cerone and I have operated Resume by Design since 2001, which is a leading nationwide professional resume writing services business. Your resume is a powerful marketing tool, must convey a striking first impression and capture the reader’s attention in seconds. I have the expertise and strategies in transforming you on paper and propelling you forward; and results in gaining interviews for hundreds of clients.

Do you want FREE interview-generating selection criteria examples?
Addressing selection criteria is by far the most difficult/challenging document for clients to prepare. My Blog page (Addressing Selection Criteria category) contains comprehensive examples and answers to an abundance of selection criteria across a variety of skills, competencies and attributes. I have been posting selection criteria examples since July 2009. This is an invaluable resource tool to help you throughout the process – enjoy the reading!

Please contact me; I look forward to hearing from you to discuss your needs, answer your questions, and help your career progression in the short- and long-term!

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Resume by Design’s key strategies in developing compelling and highly marketable resumes include:

  • Tailoring content to showcase key skill areas, both breadth and depth (substantiating each skill).
  • Developing pages 1 and 2 of your resume in terms of content and design so the pages ‘pop’ – this is where the essential information needs to be showcased; a reader’s decision is made at this point in selecting you for the interview stage!
  • Profiling your achievements on the first page so you do away with listing day-to-day responsibilities which reads just like a job ad and role description, and does not hold the reader’s attention. The key is in showcasing how you have gone over and above performing standard tasks by highlighting outcomes and and results. This is how you truly capture the reader’s attention!
  • Designing your resume to ensure consistency/uniformity throughout; flowing from start to finish, page to page, section to section, and within each section. Solidly-structured and well-organised, your true monetary worth should be refeclted: a $40k-looking resume will not suffice for an $80k+ position.
I have collaborated with Annie Cerone over a number of years. In all my dealings with Annie, she has been nothing short of superb in her competencies across the areas of business development, latest career trends, business insights and grasp of professional writing practices. Those that I have introduced to Annie have always given glowing praise towards their experience. This is particularly important to me, as I seldom refer people unless I have strong confidence that the experience would be a positive reflection on me and my judgement (my personal brand). She is an outstanding presenter and communicator, collaborating in presenting industry discussions across the education sector, which has resulted in great feedback. I commend Annie to any individual seeking a solid adviser, with traditional values towards providing quality work and good communication throughout the process – I am sure she will continue to prove worthy of my trust.
Demetri Hughes – President Qld Committee, Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)

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Resume by Design offers client-focused and individually-tailored career development and professional resume writing services, specialising in the following:

Resume by Design has continually provided superior professional resume writing services to clientele since 2001 which has led to significant amounts of repeat business and client referrals.

Exceptional high quality professional resume writing services are provided:

  • One-on-one consultation from conception to completion
  • Prompt and personalised service
  • Turnaround within 24 hours
  • Express same day service at no extra cost
  • Flexible, customer-friendly, 7-day service
  • Negotiable fees
  • Discounts for repeat business
  • Highly marketable documents positioning you in the marketplace


You will be dealing with me exclusively from the outset. Replies to your emails are personalised and answered promptly (within the hour or always on the same day guaranteed). If I am unavailable when you call, please leave a message. My services do not stop when work has been completed; I am available at any time to continue to answer your questions. I also highly recommend you use me as a resource; a ‘sounding board’ to bounce ideas and to gain an objective viewpoint regarding the direction you want to take in your career, or the type of roles you want to target both now and in the near future.

The service I provide and my availability is a key point of difference over many other resume professionals. I am here for you, available at any time to respond to your emails and take your calls; and importantly, I am here to stay to help market you! Invest in your future now by investing in my professional resume writing services to help market you in an increasingly competitive job market. A professional, invaluable and reciprocal working relationship will be established and maintained with you now and going forward.

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