Bettie Biehn is a career human resources (HR) and not-for-profit management professional with extensive experience in directing organizations and their activities. Her passion is helping individuals find the job/career/workplace that best suits their work style, personality, and values, and appreciates and utilizes their skills and experience. Bettie launched Career Change Central, LLC in 2004 to provide the framework for helping clients recognize and pursue their career dreams. She is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) through the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches (PARW/CC).
Bettie's experience in different employment sectors and industries, and as an executive director, senior HR professional, hiring manager and job seeker, gives her a variety of unique perspectives that prove advantageous to her clients. Looking at resume writing from different viewpoints provides a better, more balanced approach to this most important effort. Bettie also helps clients consider what is truly important to feature on their resumes, such as achievements that matter and key industry/sector buzz words and action verbs picked up by hiring company resume scanners.
At Career Change Central, every service is tailored to the client's background, career vision, skills, experience, and industry. Each client product — resume, cover letter, or coaching session — builds on this individualized approach, and is geared to maximize and reflect the client's best strengths in order to get the client's resume noticed. A resume and cover letter that gain a hiring manager's attention could easily lead to that next step...an interview. Bettie's rapport with her clients, combined with her research, analysis and writing skills, provide a solid foundation for excellent client products.
Bettie's clients cover a broad range of professions, industries, and sectors: airport executive/ hotel hospitality director/sales/marketing expert/senior meeting planner/HR director/helpdesk manager/CFO/association CEO/ business entrepreneur/corporate financial merger director /senior Federal law enforcement professionals. Her clients receive quality products that reflect their best professional selves, and these products remain vital and fresh, ready for any future adjustments.
Bettie is a published writer who, for three years, crafted a monthly column and feature articles for the award-winning NACS Magazine on key HR issues. She also contributed a monthly "resume tips" column to a national executive recruiter's electronic newsletter. Bettie has been featured in a Washington Post article on student resumes, and a number of her cover letters are included as samples in Teena Rose's latest edition of Designing a Cover Letter To WOW Hiring Personnel.
Bettie volunteers to write and critique resumes of Wounded Warriors returning from Iraq and Afghanistan as part of the "Warriors to Work" program of the Wounded Warriors project.