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Heggemeyer earns elite resume writing credential

Heggemeyer earns elite resume writing credential

NORFOLK, NE - Hiring practices have changed enormously over the last decade as employers gravitate to online postings, resume databases, and automated screening software. As a result, job seekers face a complex and challenging task to create their marketing materials and manage their job search for best results. Now, Terri Heggemeyer, of Northeast Community College, is better prepared than ever to provide job seekers who have graduated from the College with the powerful tools they need in today’s highly competitive job market.

Heggemeyer, director of Career Services at Northeast, has completed a rigorous training program and earned the Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) designation – a high-level certification that signifies mastery of best-in-class resume strategies.

Earning the ACRW indicates that a resume writer has successfully completed all components of the Resume Writing Academy, an intensive and comprehensive training program that teaches the following skills and concepts through classroom study, training assignments, independent learning projects, and intense individualized feedback:

  • Resume Strategy, Formats and Designs

  • Resume, Writing Styles, Trends and Techniques

  • Cover Letter and Thank-You Letter Writing Styles, Trends & Techniques

  • Personal Branding for Resumes

  • English Language and Grammar

“After 20-years years in the career services field, I wanted to be sure that I was equipping students with the very best strategies and advice,” Heggemeyer said. “Enrolling in the Resume Writing Academy and receiving the ACRW accreditation means that Northeast students can enter a job search with confidence, knowing that they have the very best, most powerful, and most up-to-date resumes to accelerate their searches.”

The Northeast Community College Career Services Office offers a variety of services to prepare students for today’s workforce. This includes providing one-on-one advisement and personal attention as they look for employment; posts jobs daily to the Northeast on-line job board; assists with writing and completing resumes, cover letters, and applications, as well as offer lifetime employment assistance to alumni. 

The Resume Writing Academy ( is the first comprehensive, strategically focused resume training program that teaches writers of all experience levels how to develop resumes that get noticed and get results. The Resume Writing Academy is recognized for its rigor, high standards, and accomplished graduates.

Heggemeyer joins an elite group of ACRWs worldwide.