Bridget Weide Brooks (@RWDigest) is the founder of Resume Writers’ Digest, a business that is an important resource for Resume writers. Bridget has spoken at several National Resume Writer Association conferences. She has been a résumé writer for many years and wrote her first résumé at 12 years old. She is a great resource in helping job seekers to identify job scams and hiring qualified career professionals that will offer value.
In our conversation, Bridget and I discussed the most common scams that target job seekers. Bridget said that the most common we hear about is the work from home job scams that the predator asks the victim for personal identifiable information such as social security number and bank account information.
Since Bridget is an excellent resource to hundreds of resume writers, her experience in helping people identify legitimate and qualified career pros. She explains how many that charge less than $100 may be giving substantially limited value for his or her service and that “you get what you pay for…” Bridget is also very candid about some signs that a career pro may not be ready to give full valued service and that price is just one indicator of where and how to look for the best help.