Ace Your Edit Test!
Feel like you’re always the runner up, but never get the offer? You need to up your edit test game!
Ed’s here to help. Sign up for our insanely popular Ace Your Edit Test class. We’ve helped countless editors master this tricky part of the hiring process so you can finally stop pulling all-nighters that don’t result in a paycheck! Class is being offered online (anyone with an internet connection can join) on October 21 and 23 at 6:30 p.m., EST. Read more here.
This is right for you if you are set on your intended career path, but your resume is overdue for some love and attention. It includes a full resume optimization review (I use a tool that ensures that the bots “get” you and your experience), detailed notes from me on how to enhance your experience and skills for potential employers, and a dos and do’s guide to resume writing. I’ll also provide an easy-to-implement design template so you can present your experience in a format that is hiring-manager friendly. This involves one edit and one follow up review to make sure you are on the right track. $225; Schedule by emailing Chandra@thetalentfairy.com.
“The best advice I have received yet for my resume.”
“Thank you so much, I have trouble when I feel lost for directions, but your notes were so great it cleared up my mind.”
“Wow! Thank you so much. This is very helpful.”
My coaching services are specifically tailored to your needs and your career, whether you are just starting out, or looking to pivot after years in the industry. With this starter package, I will help you define your career direction so you are focused and efficient in your job search and a stronger candidate for employers, inside and outside of media. This package includes 3 hours of coaching/editing and followups via email. It’s perfect for someone who is redefining their career or pivoting. I recommended this package before you remake your resume/Linked In or work on any of your personal brand messaging or job targeting. $549. Schedule by emailing Chandra@thetalentfairy.com.
“Chandra is the no-bs-talent fairy. She has a knack for identifying your strengths and weaknesses within the first hour of meeting you and giving honest feedback. More importantly, she takes the time to listen to your concerns and needs and she won’t send you on a career path without offering helpful insight and resources.” — H.D., writer
This package includes 6 hours of coaching/editing and when-you-need-it advice via email and/or phone. This service is right for you if you have spent your career working mostly in traditional media and you are looking to make a move to a new or adjacent industry, such as digital journalism, content marketing, branded content, and corporate or nonprofit communications. I will help you identify your strengths and transferrable skills, identify new roles, target potential employers, tailor and optimize your resume and other messaging (portfolio, Linked In, cover letters, LOIs, etc), and guide you on the path to your next fulfilling career. $949. Schedule by emailing Chandra@thetalentfairy.com.
“Chandra’s an expert coach with contagious enthusiasm whose work on my resume helped clarify my background and my goals, and whose edit on a cover letter I’m convinced got me an interview.” — R.B., editor
Ala Carte: Mix & Match
Let’s create a package that works best for you. I can combine any of the below services to give you exactly what you need to feel confident in your job search and career path.
My usual rates are as follows: RESUMES $225 per resume; see Package #1 above. COVER LETTERS & PERSONAL BRAND MESSAGING I’ll work with you to make anything you say about yourself hit the right note with potential employers, such as a cover letter, LinkedIn profile graph, About Us, mission statement, proposal, edit test, etc. / $200/hr 1:1 COACHING We can work on defining (or redefining) your career direction, interviewing skills, personal brand messaging, and more. $200/hr. For coaching, I recommend a 3 hour minimum so we have time to dive in and make a real impact. Email Chandra@thetalentfairy.com to get started.
Preferred payment method: Venmo. (I can also do Zelle; or PayPal which accepts all credit cards; it’s just an extra 3% fee.)
Are you a recent grad? See this page just for you, with discounted rates.
Looking forward to connecting and helping you find a job, and a career, you love.
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