Lois Gilbert

Lois Gilbert is the owner and founder of The Resume Wordsmith – a professional résumé and career profile writing service.

Creating your career story – word by word

After successful careers in both the corporate and creative worlds, Lois now spends her workdays marketing the careers of professionals in transition and loves every minute of it.

Having transitioned and reinvented her career, Lois knows what it feels like to wonder “How do I tell my story so that people care and pay attention?” She understands being pink-slipped or downsized. She knows the urgency of being proactive in revising a résumé. Lois has walked in your shoes and knows how to help.

As someone who has been on both sides of the interview desk, Lois has developed a keen insight in to what employers look for in today’s competitive climate. She creates a compelling narrative to showcase a client’s specific values to a prospective employer.

What’s your story?

Lois uses humor with a highly creative and effective process to help candidates create their career stories. You can learn more about Lois and her professional résumé and career profile services at or call (908) 839.7419 today for a free 15 minute consultation.


Membership Portfolio

Member – National Résumé Writers Association 2009 – present

            Annual Conference September 2009

Associate – Career Thought Leaders Consortium – 2009 to present

            Global Brainstorming Day October 2010 – NYC

            Global Brainstorming Day October 2011 – Virtual

            Career Thought Leaders Conference and Symposium – March 2010, 2011, 2012

Member – Professional Résumé Writers – 2009 to present

Member – Career Directors International – 2011 to present

Speaker/Facilitator Topics

Résumé 101Résumés for Today’s Job Market

Change – Transition – Reinvention – Showcasing Transferable Skills

Résumés for Freelancers and Contractors

Working in Bunny Slippers – How to for freelancers/contractors and home based business entrepreneurs

Workshop Facilitation

New York University SCPE – Résumés for Today’s Job Search Climate

Monmouth County NJ Business & Professionals – Résumé Development

Monmouth County Library – Résumé 101

Webinars –

            Résumés for Contract Workers

            Change – Transition – Reinvention


More Magazine – You’re Never Too Old to Reinvent Yourself

Asbury Park Press – Reinventing Yourself

Newsletters – Words from the Wordsmith


Career Coach Caroline – CBS Sky Radio March 20, 2012
(Click here to listen to the Podcast.)

JobRadio FM The Life of a Résumé Writer CTL conference 2010