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Our expertise will give you a competitive advantage

A Focused, Nuanced Approach

Resume Strategists provides results-oriented career guidance and supporting materials to clients across varied industries, job functions and levels of experience. We engage each client in detailed conversation and take the time to really listen, which then helps us provide effective guidance and create strong materials. Applying this nuanced strategy, we synthesize career experience into highly effective resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles that articulate a client’s true and full value. With a unique and highly personalized approach, Resume Strategists helps clients enhance their professional image and make powerful first impressions on prospective employers.

The Resume Strategists Team

The company was founded by Alyssa Gelbard, who leads a growing team of skilled career strategists with backgrounds in strategic marketing and communications, career counseling, human resources, academic advising, recruiting, coaching, corporate training and development and customer service. Members of the Resume Strategists team are also experienced in hiring, interviewing and developing staff, as well as in public speaking. The team is committed to helping clients navigate the next steps in their careers through highly personalized, professional and confidential service.

About the Founder

Alyssa Gelbard is the Founder and President of Resume Strategists, Inc. She is a sought-after career strategist and personal branding expert known for her personalized, strategic approach that enables clients to confidently market themselves in an increasingly competitive job environment.

For more than 14 years, Alyssa has worked directly with clients in their career pursuits, carefully listening to their experiences and expertise, identifying their value and providing career strategies, results-oriented supporting materials (resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile) and job search, networking and interview guidance to help them achieve their professional goals.

With a background in strategic marketing, branding and communications, Alyssa has held senior positions in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, enabling her to bring a unique perspective to career consulting. As someone responsible for hiring and managing staff for the majority of her career, she understands exactly what employers desire in potential candidates throughout all stages of the recruiting and hiring process. Alyssa and the strong, talented and growing Resume Strategists team provide a superior client experience during all phases of client engagement.

Alyssa is a recurring featured speaker on various aspects of career advancement at NYU’s Center for Career Development and has been an alumni interviewer for Tufts University prospective students for almost 20 years as part of the Tufts University Admissions Program. Alyssa has also been a mentor and speaker at the non-profit Dress for Success, providing career and professional development guidance, as well as a guest lecturer at the 92nd Street Y, Tufts University and other leading organizations and groups.

Staying current on the job market and career development trends are priorities for Alyssa, and as such, she belongs to numerous networks including NY Women in Communications, Ellevate, Tufts University Career Network, NYU SternConnect, Running With Heels and the American Marketing Association.

Alyssa has an MBA in Marketing from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a BA in Sociology from Tufts University.

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Resume Strategists Inc.
555 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor
(between East 55th and East 56th Streets)
New York, NY 10022

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