Take command of your career so you can become the architect of your life.

Deborah James, Certified Professional Resume Writer and Certified Career Management Coach is respected globally as an executive resume writer who develops one-of-a-kind executive, mid-management, blue-collar, and other resumes.  Deb also creates optimized LinkedIn profiles, cover letters, ASCII formatted resumes, and can provide other supporting documents. She prides herself on the ability to personally work with each client individually and to make the process as painless as possible.

Did you know that >97% of executive recruiters and hiring managers use LinkedIn to find qualified candidates? Strong branded and optimized LinkedIn profiles must be loaded with achievements, keywords, and skills, and contain recommendations. With a solid LinkedIn network, you can dramatically boost your visibility.

As a resume guru with 25+ years’ expertise, Deborah knows how to leverage one’s value against the competition by marketing their brand and capitalizing on strengths. Performance outsells promises. Professional resumes ignite possibilities and increase interviews. Call Deborah James today and let her help you shoot for the moon – 419.666-4518 (EST) or email her today at djames@leadingedgeresumes.com

International, Expatriates and Civilian Clients Working Overseas

Deb’s client base includes expatriates and groups of consultant, plant / manufacturing management, journeymen, electricians, mechanical and electrical engineers, planning engineers, tradesmen, security professionals, logistics / transport, construction (road, bridges, etc.), and security workers located internationally. Companies represented include Bechtel, Faraz Afghan International USA Inc, Fluor Intercontinental; Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR), AMK9, NSG, Garda, Danger Zone Jobs, Exxon Mobil, Fulcrum International Group, DynCorp, Ronin Worldwide Executive Protection, Halliburton, Doctors without Borders, and more.


Deborah serves as a respected  and tenured executive resume writer on ExecuNet’s Executive Resume Writing and Assessment Team, working with senior executives, C-suite executives, business management professionals, managers, career changers, expatriates (ex-pats), and mid-management candidates. ExecuNet is the original executive network connecting leaders since 1988. ExecuNet helps six-figure executives by hosting both online and face-to-face meetings to share best practices, business solutions, job leads, and more. As a recognized authority in executive recruiting and human capital, ExecuNet provides access to confidential six-figure job listings, proprietary research, and pragmatic advice. ExecuNet can:

  • Help you stay ahead of the competition by identifying new job / career opportunities
  • Connect you with top recruiters and companies
  • Develop a sizzling executive profile
  • Build an effective professional network
  • Connect you with Deborah James, an executive resume writer and LinkedIn profile developer and ExecuNet team member

Industry Experience Includes

Entrepreneurs, accounting, administration, advertising and communication, agriculture, architecture, art and design, automotive (see below), banking, big-box retail, bookkeeping, broadcasting and media, construction, consulting, customer service, dentistry, production workers, distribution center, economics, education, engineering, event planning, finance, food & beverage, glass manufacturing, hazardous materials, hospitality, all facets of healthcare, insurance, investment, human resources, insurance, law, logistics, maintenance, manufacturing, mechanics, medical devices / durable goods, non-renewable energy, nursing, sales and marketing, oil & gas, packaged goods, pharmaceutical sales, pharmacy, psychology and counseling, public relations, purchasing, quality, railroad, real estate, retail management, safety, security, science, social work / human services, solar, supply chain, technology, trades, transportation, utilities, warehouse / distribution, and more.

Clients have come from all across the United States and internationally – Africa, UK, Singapore, Denmark Thailand, Italy, Madrid, France, India, Australia, Germany, Russia, South America, Mexico, China, Japan, Vietnam, Turkey, Sweden, Poland, Spain, France, Canada Vietnam, Dubai, Israel, Panama, Poland, Ukraine, and more.

Extensive Experience in Automotive Manufacturing

Many of Deborah’s clients come from the automotive and manufacturing industry – AMAZON, Chrysler/ Fiat/ Stellantis, General Motors (GM), Ford Motor, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, KIA, BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagen, Owens Illinois, Owens Corning, NSG (Pilkington), First Solar, SunPower Corporation, Moxie Solar, Green Solar Technologies, Panasonic Solar, and automotive suppliers such as Magna, Johnson Controls, NSF, Delphi, Tenneco,  etc. Clients have served in executive positions, C-level, director, VP, senior management positions, production, quality, engineering, trades, HR, safety, materials, distribution, maintenance, materials, scheduling, project managers, production workers, supply chain management, foreman / supervisor, machinist, plant management, etc.