Mastering the art of promoting your accomplishments can be challenging task. According to research conducted by The Ladders, an online job-matching service for professionals, recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume prior to making an initial decision.
That means your marketing document must grab the reader’s attention immediately or it is quickly pitched into the reject pile. In order to score an interview in a competitive job market your resume needs to shine.
I will interview you to gain a thorough understand your skills and experience.
The result is a professional marketing piece that accurately and succinctly quantifies your major accomplishments and tells a compelling story.
Let’s work together in a co-creative relationship to move your career to the next level. To make this work all you need is a commitment to grow. Challenge yourself to raise the bar high and accomplish your goals.
While you’re here, check out my background and read what client have to say about me. If you think we are a match, please contact me.
I am a seasoned career coach based in southern California.
Prior to my career as a coach, writer and motivational speaker, I spent twenty years in the field of human resources. It offered everything I was seeking, an opportunity to be a talent scout, a compensation guru, and a consultant to management.
My professional career in HR provided me with numerous opportunities to coach individuals at all levels, up to and including, CEO's. I have worked hand in hand with managers helping them create well functioning departments that successfully empowered employees to reach and grow.
My background includes managing human resource departments for start-ups, mid-range and Fortune 500 companies. I have also worked for an international career management firm.
As a career consultant, I’ve helped hundreds of individuals assess and market their strengths, get that elusive first interview and land their job of choice. You can rely on me to know what employers look for in candidates and how to get their attention.
I hail from the mid-west where I earned my Bachelor of Science degree at Central Michigan University. Typical of my nickname, "Sunny" I fled the cold climate seeking a place in the sun. Since then, I have resided in both Florida and California.
I am an avid hiker, I love cooking and writing. I dole out life and career advice in my weekly column in a regional publication
Currently I make my home in Rancho Mirage, California with my husband John and our dog Zolton. I love the community and actively work to make a difference. I am the Treasurer of the National League of American Pen Women, Palm Springs Branch and have been the president of the American Business Women's Association, Trendsetter Chapter. My board service also includes the Palm Springs Writer’s Guild and the Desert Sunrise Chapter of Soroptimist International.
I highly recommend her. Simon is quite amazing. She is not only a successful career consultant, she is an excellent resume writer who makes every word count. She knows how to showcase a client's skills and make a resume shout: You NEED to hire me!
Sunny provides savvy advice on how to conduct a successful job search that gets results. (So many people waste time and spin their wheels but she helps each client nail it!)
Whenever I refer a client to Sunny they loop back to me singing her praises. I highly recommend using Sunny at Raise the Bar High.
It is with great pleasure and gratitude that I give my recommendation of Sunny.
I was a recipient of her resume and coaching services and could not be happier. She guided me through some difficult processes and elevated my professional image.
When times became tough, she took me through the negotiations and gave me the ability to push back and not give up.
I ended up getting great position with an excellent company. I highly recommend her services to anyone seeking a new career or making an internal transition.
Brett Hyman, Atlanta
I have worked with Sunny for several years on career coaching and building a strategy as I compete for various projects and clients. We also worked together on updating my resume to reflect my strengths as they relate to today’s very competitive job market.
Sunny has perfect instincts combined with experience and expertise that I value. I have received several contracts and several new clients, I believe because of Sunny's expert resume writing skills that helped me stand out in a crowd and land that interview.
Ellen Paris, Real Estate Writer
I initially hired Sunny Simon to review and revise my outdated resume.
After speaking to this career coach, I realized she not only knew her way around the art of the resume, she is an experienced and observant strategist, good at reading people and quickly delivers unbiased value. Putting her on my team during my job search was a wise move.
If you’re looking for a career coach, call Sunny. She’s the full package:, highly capable, laser focused and dedicated to helping you reach the goal line.
President, Rayotek Scientific
She Leads by Example
I met Sunny years ago at a dinner with friends. When she walked into the room she sparkled. My first impression was that she was beautiful, funny, and so kind. At that time I was going through a major transition in my career. It was a good change but I needed some help that navigate through this.
One of my friends stated that Sunny is a career coach. I googled her and was immediately impressed by her background. She was a VP at Fortune 500 companies and had a great resume.
I called her that day to make an appointment. She was so patient. Right away I knew she wanted to help me. She can see through people and enable them to see their own greatness. She provides guidance on how to handle negative experiences. She helped me to identify how I wanted to improve my life and how to overcome self-imposed obstacles. Sunny focused on my growth and not her untouchable expertise.
Sunny is a wonderful coach. She leads by example. She is a shining light to the many people she has helped.
Santa Rosa, CA
So very often, we do not see in ourselves the talents and skills that others might see. Jan "Sunny" Simon is one of the most perceptive and intuitive individuals I have ever met in my life.
She is blessed with such extraordinary abilities to understand,communicate and help anyone focus.
I recommend and endorse Sunny with zero reservations... and am blessed to know her and call her my career adviser and friend.
Paul Craig, Memphis, TN
Sometimes when you meet a person, you just know they are genuine and that they know instinctively how to move people to action.
Jan "Sunny" Simon is that person. Her nickname says it all. Sunny takes her incredibly impressive background in HR as a Vice President of a Fortune 500 company, adds her warm and "sunny" disposition and uses it to coach people through life's changes.
When it comes to hiring a career coach who can make a difference and help you navigate change in your life, there is no one better than Sunny.
Theresa Myers, Palm Desert, CA
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