Careers instructors gain valuable insight to ensure job search success

Portrait of three female Moraine Park Technical College employees

Careers instructors from Moraine Park recently attended The National Résumé Writers’ Conference to learn leading-edge methods to better position job seekers for gaining a competitive advantage in today’s tumultuous employment environment.

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Rhonda Roehrig, Ph.D., NCRW (Nationally Certified Résumé Writer), and Kim Braatz, MS of Moraine Park Technical College from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin received advanced training and learned about the latest trends, issues, and technologies impacting the careers services industry from leading career industry presenters at The National Résumé Writers’ Association 2017 conference in Lombard, Illinois. The conference, which is held annually, caters to professional résumé writers, career coaches, and educational institution placement professionals.

Roehrig and Braatz garnered expert knowledge in:

  • Effective job seeker branding techniques to provide added value in résumé and career-related documents
  • How to design and compose résumés for a variety of individuals, including career-change, executive,

20-something, and military-transition clients

  • Techniques to prepare clients to answer difficult interview questions
  • The latest trends in social media and their impact on job seekers

“Keeping current with trends in the career services industry helps me to better assist students and community members with a job search,” stated Braatz. “Students benefit from my continued training efforts on cutting-edge techniques in the résumé writing and job search process because I can provide them with exceptional career documents and information that could shorten their job search and ensure their success”.

Moraine Park Careers Instructors (Kim Braatz, Lisa Ferguson, and Rhonda Roehrig) are members of the National Résumé Writers’ Association and have been serving the career services industry for more than sixty years combined. Roehrig is also a consultant to professionals for placement services for the past 5 years. Careers Instructors specialize in career assessment/exploration and job seeking for students, and community members. For more information or to contact a Careers Instructor at Moraine Park Technical College visit  or call (800) 472-4554.

Written by Rhonda Roehrig