Louise Kursmark is co-founder and executive director of Resume Writing Academy and Career Thought Leaders Consortium, and also operates a private practice providing executive career services. She has written more than 20 books on resume writing and career management and was the first person worldwide to earn the prestigious master resume writer (MRW) credential. She also serves as director of BlueSteps Executive Career Services, leading a team of career professionals serving members of the premier career site for senior executives. Louise has written hundreds of articles and been quoted in dozens of media stories; she is a frequent presenter to corporate, recruiter, job seeker, and career practitioner audiences. In addition to her MRW credential, Louise also has earned the credentialed career manager, certified professional resume writer, job and career transition coach, and certified employment interview professional designations.