Are you looking for a new job, want to build a career, or trying to find work that is more fulfilling?

If you don’t know how to find a new job that is exciting, I can help!

Hi, I’m Irene Marshall.

I’m an executive resume writer and career coach. I have extensive experience with professional business writing, having worked on thousands of resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, bios, and thank you letters over the course of my recruiting and writing career. I am also a fully qualified and certified coach specializing in career exploration, job search strategies and action plans, interview prep, salary negotiations, and career management.

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What Do I Offer?


I offer several types of job-related coaching, including:

  • Exploratory Coaching
  • Job Search Coaching
  • LinkedIn Coaching
  • Interview Coaching


I offer several writing services for job seekers:

  • Resume Writing
  • Cover Letter Writing
  • Interview Followup Letter Writing
  • LinkedIn Profile Writing
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She helps me have peace of mind…

Irene has been very insightful and helpful at keeping me focused and staying on track. When I am stuck, Irene shows me how to get on track and build momentum in the process. Irene is an excellent sounding board for a broad range of questions. She helps me have peace of mind that I am moving in the most effective direction for me.


I will gladly use Irene’s services again!

I recently had the pleasure of getting to know Irene while consulting with her on aspects of my career transition. Her firm came highly recommended to me and fully met my expectations! Irene is a veteran HR and career coaching professional who is extremely easy to work with and has a keen sense of the current job search market dynamics. Equally important, at a time when many in the transition field are aggressively trying to push their services, Tools for Transition operates with high integrity and will only try to sell you what you really need at a fair price. I will gladly use Irene’s services again!

T.M., Corporate Program Manager

She has become a resource that I always rely upon.

As a peer and colleague of Irene, I am greatly impressed by her expertise and readiness to reach out to help others in the field of resume writing and coaching. We both belong to the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches, and whenever Irene provides her insights to members of the organization, I, for one, pay close attention. She has become a resource that I always rely upon for guidance and direction.

S.F., Resume Writer

I’m already seeing a difference…

I employed Irene’s services as a resume writer to edit and reformat my document. This is not my area of expertise and the document was a mess and too long – four pages. Yikes. But I was afraid to remove anything because I saw everything as being vital. Irene was able to take my resume down to two pages and yet it says exactly the same thing as my lengthy version did. She is amazing and I highly recommend her. I’m already seeing a difference in the response I am getting from potential employers.

L.T., Orthopedic Surgical Assistant

Why Work with Me?

I have been helping people find jobs since 1999, first as a recruiter, now as a resume writer and career coach. I have an in-depth understanding of the hiring process, with experience working in a variety of industries and with clients at all stages in their careers, from new grads up to senior executives. I strive to really listen to people to help them address their specific challenges in the job market. I am strategic, knowledgeable, responsive, and committed to my clients.

How to Get Started?

Just submit your resume, including details about your current situation. Then schedule a free consultation call with me to determine if I will be able to provide the writing and coaching services that you need. From there, we will start creating your tailored resume that will be specifically designed to get you on your new career path! Contact me today to get started!

Have More Questions?

While I'm happy to answer any questions you may have, I also have an extensive list of Frequently Asked Questions that cover a variety of topics.

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