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Qualifications Snapshot

Certified Professional Resume Writer
Certified Advanced Resume Writer
Certified Expert Resume Writer
Certified Employment Interview Coach
Career Web Portfolio Practitioner
Certified 360Reach Analyst
Certified Reach Personal Branding
Certified EQ Career Strategist
Authorised DISC Administrator |
    Behavioural Consultant
Credentialed Career Master
Certified Electronic Career Coach
Career & Workplace Counsellor
Master Neuro-Linguistics Programming
   (NLP) Practitioner
NLP Trainer
Master Sequential Mind Therapy (SMT)
Accredited MBTI® Practitioner
Accredited Strong® Interest Inventory

We take your career seriously as we do our own, so continually attend workshops and seminars to maintain current with cutting-edge information and industry standards.

Partnering with clients
across the globe


About Us

Principal | Overview | Qualifications | Memberships | Resume/Consultant Experience | Awards Publications | Industry Experience

Principal - Annemarie Cross

Annemarie heads the team at Advanced Employment Concepts - a career management and corporate development company,
offering a diverse range of career and HR products and services for graduates, professionals right through to senior executives, and savvy organisations committed to nurturing their most important asset - their staff.
With internationally recognised certifications in resume writing, employment interviewing and career coaching, Annemarie has provided innovative solutions that have propelled the careers of many clients spanning the globe including the U.S., Canada, South
Africa, Ireland, U.A.E., Switzerland, U.K., Canada, Europe, Middle East, the Netherlands and New Zealand to name a few.

Renowned by her clients as a personal change agent and success catalyst, Annemarie has harnessed her inspiring and influential approach to support her clients in accelerating their levels of success in the job market and the workplace so they too can achieve passion, purpose, performance and profit. How much success can YOU handle?

Overview of Advanced Employment Concepts

Advanced Employment Concepts (AEC) is a career management organisation supporting graduates right through to senior executives in accelerating their levels of success in the workplace and job market. Their products and services include:

Resume Development
Career Web Portfolio Development
Interview Coaching
Career Coaching
Workplace Counselling and Coaching
EQ Leadership & Performance Building Coaching
360Reach Personal Branding Assessments
10 key Steps to Ace that Interview Book
DISC Behavioural Profiling Tools - Team Building; Performance Coaching
MBTI® Career Assessments
Strong® Interest Inventory Career Assessments
Training & E-Courses

Using an eclectic range of approaches, particularly solution focused coaching combined with NLP technologies, Advanced Employment Concepts inspires, influences, empowers, and supports their clients to maximise their full potential on both a professional and personal level.

With ongoing recognition for excellence, Advanced Employment Concepts' accolades also includes an
award within the IT/Technology Category (Victoria) - recognised during the Australian Micro Business Awards Presentation run by the Micro Business Network; and a Highly Recommended for Customer Service Excellence Award from Australian Achiever Awards with a score topping 97.29%.



Certified Reach Personal Branding Strategist through Reach
Certified 360Reach Analyst through Reach
Certified Online ID Strategist through Reach
First Certified Employment Interview Professional (C.E.I.P) in Australia through PARW/CC
Second Certified Professional Resume Writer (C.P.R.W.) in Australia through PARW/CC.
Certified 360Reach Analyst
Second Credentialed Career Master (C.C.M.) in Australia through Career Master Institute
First Certified Electronic Career Coach in Australia
(C.E.C.C.) through Career Directors International (CDI)
Fourth Certified Advanced Resume Writer (C.A.R.W.) through CDI.
First Certified Web Portfolio Practitioner through CDI
Certified Career & Workplace Counsellor through Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC)
Diploma of Professional Counselling (AIPC)
Master Neuro-Linguistics Programming (NLP) Practitioner & Sequential Mind Therapy (SMT) Practitioner through Worldwide Institutes of NLP
NLP Trainer through Worldwide Institutes of NLP
Accredited MBTI® Practitioner
Accredited Strong® Interest Inventory through CPP (formerly APP)



Career Directors International (CDI).
Career Management Association (CMA); Career and Employment Industry’s first global training and development and professional networking organisation.
Career Development Association of Australia


Resume/Consultant Experience

Career Coach & Resume Writing Expert for Adage Job Board
Career Management Consultant & Expert for GMK Recruitment
Contracted Career Coach for
Career Coach Expert for Senior Search Job Board
CDI Professional Mentor for new Resume Writers
CDI Certification Committee Member (2005-Present)
Resume Expert for Career-Intelligence
International contract resume writer for leading career consulting companies based in the U.S.
Recruitment and selection for small businesses across diverse industries.
Consultant to one of Australia’s largest/leading personnel agencies developing resumes and cover letters, and assisting their recruitment consultants
Contributing Editor for Suite 101 and other national/international career sites in resume writing and career-related articles
Presenter/Workshop facilitator for educational / community groups in resume writing and job-search strategies.


Awards & Nominations

Best Military-to-Civilian TORI Award Winner 2008
Master Resume Lifetime Award 2007 for outstanding experience and contribution to the resume writing and career industry
Best Executive Resume - TORI Award Winner 2007
Best Executive Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2007
Best Executive Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2004
Best Graduate Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2004
Best International Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2004
Best IT Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2004
Best Career Change Resume -TORI Award Winner 2003
Best IT Resume - TORI Award Winner 2003
Best Creative Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2003
Best Executive Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2002
Best Cover Letter - TORI Award Nominee 2002
Best Graduate Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2002
Best Career Change Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2002
Best Creative Resume - TORI Award Nominee 2002
TORI Award Winner for Best Creative Resume - 2002
Australian Micro Business Award Winner - 2003
IT/Technology Category - Victoria
Australian Achievers Award Highly Commended Customer  Service - 2003



Best Resumes and CVs for International Jobs, Jist Pub.
Executive's Pocket Guide to ROI Resumes and Job Search, Jist Pub
Best Transition Resumes for $100K, Jist Pub.
Expert Resumes for Military Transitions, Jist Pub.
Expert Resumes for People Returning to Work, Jist Pub.
Expert Resumes for Managers and Executives, Jist Pub.
Cover Letter Magic, Second Edition, Jist Pub.
202 Great Resumes, Jay Block
Gallery of Best Resumes, D. Noble, Jist Pub.
Gallery of Best Cover Letters, D. Noble, Jist Pub.
The Resume Guide, Holland Pub.
The Quick Resume & Cover Letter Book, Jist Pub.
College Grad Resumes to Land $75,000+ Jobs, Impact Pub.
Best Canadian Resumes, Mediacorp Canada Inc.
ResumeMaker Professional V.11 Software, Ind.
Contributing Editor for Suite 101 in Resume Writing and Contributing writer for various career newsletters of leading career organisations


Industry Experience

Mining Industry
Petroleum & Petrochemical Industry
Banking and Finance
Business Management
Building / Construction Management
Customer Service
Retail Sales
High School / University
Human Resources
Personnel Consultants
Marketing / Sales Executives
Non-Profit & Volunteering
The Arts
Acting / Musical / Comedy
Textile / Fashion
Law Enforcement
Public Relations
Teaching / Education
IT [diverse roles including graduate, mid and senior levels]
Aviation; Pilots, Engineering, Manufacturing
Travel & Tourism
Military-to-civilian transitions