Barri Waltcher Professional Resume Development & Career Coaching

Looking to stand out from the crowd
and figure out your next career move?

Put yourself in qualified hands by hiring Certified Professional
Resume Writer and Career Coach, Barri Waltcher.


Did you know that 75% of candidates
are eliminated by their resumes alone?

Most companies get 100-200 applications for each position and filter that down
to just 25 candidates within a mere 30 seconds. Even recruiters only spend an
average of 5-7 seconds looking at a resume.


Feel like a little fish in a big pool?
Not if you make a powerful first impression!

Barri offers expert professional resume development services, and as a certified career coach,

brings a valuable perspective to help differentiate you, highlight your strengths

and communicate your personal brand.


Contact her today to find out more and get started on a new professional path!





Barri has extensive experience advising clients in varied career
stages and a wide array of business sectors that include:



Corporate Communications




Entry-level careers

Event Planners


Executive Search


Film Production

Financial Services

Freelance Writers



Non-Profit Communications


Non-Profit Development

Non-Profit Management

Museum Management

Project Management

Real Estate Development


Social Work

Sports Marketing


Don’t see yours? Just ask!

Results-Driven Expertise. For nearly a decade, Barri Waltcher has been a sought-after career strategist known for the professional, customized approach she delivers to her clients. By helping job seekers create results-oriented resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles, she arms them with the confidence and attention grabbers needed to stand out in today’s competitive job market.


A Certified Professional Resume Writer and Career Coach, Barri draws on the essential skills she honed earlier in her career as a lawyer. Using a probative interview style, she listens carefully to each client’s story, then synthesizes the information to create a clear and succinct narrative embodying that individual’s professional brand. Her talent for crafting that material into a polished format allows employers to immediately identify an applicant’s value.


A Champion for her Clients. Barri’s clients often comment that they see themselves in a new professional light after working with her. In return, they consistently refer her services to others, which is the greatest testimony of all.


Barri has applied her seasoned communication and advocacy skills to a wide range of clients with varying professional goals, helping them find jobs in the same field, transition to a different career, shift from for-profit to non-profit work, or re-enter the workforce after a career gap. Regardless of the circumstance, she is a master at branding and setting her clients apart from others in their field of interest.


Professional Affiliations. Barri’s work is enhanced by her extensive experience in non-profit leadership. Serving on senior executive search committees gives her a unique and informed perspective on the hiring process.


In addition to working privately with clients, Barri leads career workshops and speaks on career development topics at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, the 92nd Street Y, and the JCC, and writes a career column for New York Family magazine. She also co-founded Mind Your Own Business Moms (, which supports women in all facets of career development.


A member of the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches, Barri received her certification in Career Planning and Management from NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. She also holds a JD from Cornell Law School, and a BA in Political Science from Tufts University.






You need to best represent yourself both on paper and social media. Includes a phone interview, the product development stage, feedback and finalization.



Not sure what direction to take in your current career, or want to transition to a new one? Barri can help guide you one-on-one toward your professional goals.



Searching for a job requires numerous tactics
and strategies that connect you to hirers and make you shine, such as networking, cover letter preparation, interview coaching and more.



Barri has lectured on the following topics:

  • Successful Career Transition Strategies
  • Reentering the Workforce: Strategies for Success
  • Contemporary Job Search: Trends and Opportunities
  • Networking Your Way to a Job
  • Maximizing Your LinkedIn Impact: Strategies for Successful Networking & Job Search
  • Career Planning Strategies for Your Parenting Years
  • Personal Branding
  • Finding Your Encore Career: Thinking About Your Second Act



CONTACT BARRI for more information on her services
and fees.


  • Schedule an initial complimentary telephone consultation.
  • Meet in person, via telephone
    or Skype.
  • Appointments are held during regular business hours. Limited weekend/evening appointments are available for an additional fee.
  • The entire process generally takes 2 weeks, but will be assessed during your initial phone consultation.







I'm incorporating every suggestion. Thanks, yet again,

for producing a (hopefully) job-winning resume and tweaking my cover letter.

I truly enjoyed our working relationship and hope to have an opportunity to see you

and/or work with you again."


got me an interview right away and I started here this week…

Thanks again for your help. Both the rewrite of my resume

and our counseling session really helped get me here!"


what a way with words.

I think this is really perfect for me."


and it is really unbelievable how you put this together."

"Part resume writer, part career counselor, and part therapist"

Barri really took the time to listen, digest and offer practical solutions while I was in a transitional time in my career. Barri delivered an excellent, on-point work product that bore results in a matter of weeks. I am grateful for her time and effort, and would highly recommend her career counseling and resume writing services."


As a stay-at-home mom for over 15 years, my ‘work’ experience included volunteer roles at my children’s schools, my place of worship and my co-op. I had a keen desire to re-enter the paid workforce but could not objectively analyze my strengths, skills and what types of jobs would be a good fit and value my experience. Barri’s extensive knowledge, naturally warm manner and keen questioning was the perfect combination to ascertain who I was, what made me tick and what were my core skills. Along the way, she boosted my confidence and allowed me to value myself in a new way. And then there was the incredible resume Barri developed! I can still remember my chain of reactions when I read it for the first time: disbelief, awe, pride and finally, a sense of calm. How she cogently and accurately expressed my years of volunteer experiences and skills in a way that made me attractive to a paying employer is beyond my abilities. Barri’s coaching coupled with her professional resume writing landed me the job I wanted!"


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© 2015 Barri Waltcher

© 2015 Barri Waltcher