Abby M. Locke is the mastermind and founder of Premier Writing Solutions and Beyond Glass Ceilings. She is a career marketing architect, master resume writer and brand leadership coach who partners with senior executives and professional MBA women to help them discover brand distinction, overcome job search obstacles and achieve career mastery in highly competitive, crowded marketplaces.
A global résumé writer and executive brand expert, Abby use excerpts and insightful nuggets of information—drawn from intense branding sessions—as the underlying foundation for creating compelling, razor-sharp executive career communications that validate her clients’ market value, differentiate them from their colleagues, and position them for long-term career growth.
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP & MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS
She has been featured and quoted in Essence Magazine, Black Enterprise, Washington Post, Washington Post Express, Wall Street Journal, KISS 105.9, ABCnews.com and CEO Update.
Today, she is profiled contributor on the Career Thought Leaders blog, Excelle.com, Careerealism.com, The Ladders.com, MORE.com and Localcareernetwork.com and more recently served as the Seattle Resumes Examiner at Examiner.com and the Regional Career Expert for National Career Fairs.
CAREER SERVICES INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS & EDUCATION
At true believer in ongoing self-marketing and professional development, Abby has gained some of the top certification in the careers industry and is one of a handful of career experts who hold the following highly coveted and respected certifications:
Master Resume Writer
Nationally Certified Resume Writer
Academy Certified Resume Writer
Certified Personal Brand Strategist
Certified 360 Reach Brand Assessment Coach
Certified Online Identity Strategist
Certified Job Search Strategist
Certified Career Management Coach
Certificate in Executive Career Coaching
Certified MBTI Administrator
Abby is also a graduate of Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts where she earned a bachelor's degree in Business Management and holds a MBA degree from Boston University.
PUBLISHED EXECUTIVE RESUME & CAREER DOCUMENT SAMPLES
Her distinctive executive resume and career marketing documents have been
published in eleven national career publications
-- Top Notch Executive Résumés
-- Nail the Résumé! Great Tips for Creating Dynamite Résumés
-- Same-Day Résumé
-- Quick Resume and Cover Letter Book
-- 30-Minute Resume Makeover
-- Happy About My Resume
-- Sales and Marketing Resumes for $100,000 Careers
-- Directory of Professional Resume Writers
-- Jobseeker’s Guide for Working For Executive Recruiters
-- Resume Magic, Second Edition
-- Expert Resumes for Military to Civilian Transitions
-- Expert Resumes for Computer & Web Jobs
-- Expert Resumes for Managers & Executives
-- Step By Resumes: Build An Outstanding Resume In 10 Easy Steps!