Kelly shaped my career journey into a masterful story–one that is clear, concise, and consistent.

Mary Cusick, Director of Marketing
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Kelly Butler - Start Date Career Services

I’m Kelly Butler, Certified Advanced Resume Writer (CARW) and LinkedIn expert.

My job is to help you find your dream job.

For 20+ years, I’ve been riding the professional rollercoaster in copywriting, marketing, and recruiting for well-known companies, agencies, and consultancies.

I’ve experienced all the ups and downs, from bouncing to 10+ companies with gaps in between, changing careers twice, transitioning from full-time to freelance to entrepreneurship, being laid off twice and fired once, and the list goes on.

Trust me — I get it.

However, once I started writing resumes and LinkedIn profiles, I realized I could take all my past lives and training and use them to help people advance their careers and grow their client base. I listen closely to understand where you are, so I can get you where you want to be.

Certified Resume Writer + LinkedIn Expert

My training gives you the advantage. Get ready for more enticing job opportunities, salary jumps, and professional fulfillment.

Non-Sales-y Branding Marketer

I position the REAL you as “the one.” Watch the interview invites pour in as hiring managers are excited to meet you in person!

Professional Recruiting Experience

I know how the system works. Breeze through electronic gatekeepers and “wow” decision makers as the perfect fit for the job.

Full-time + Contractor Background

I understand both worlds. Land the job of a lifetime or snag the client you’ve been chasing with the right tools in your back pocket.

Let’s work together.

Whether you have a streamlined trajectory or have explored different paths, I weave your experience into a cohesive narrative that showcases your successes.