Provider Cost Turnaround Time Platforms Customer Rating
Careers2000 $145-$575+ 72 hours In-Person; Phone; Email
John Hancock Resumes $149-$799 72 hours In-Person; Phone; Email
The Resume and Interview Coach NA Not listed In-Person; Phone; Email

The Best Resume Writing Services in Louisville, KY


Careers2000 Homepage

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Careers2000 is run by Sam Shah, who has 20 years of experience with job search materials and has served more than 10,000 clients. Sam is a Certified Executive Resume Writer and career strategist, and his website features glowing reviews from clients who have worked with him. Resume packages start at $145 and include prompt turnaround time, a free consultation, and edits/revisions for three months. Sam will also help with your LinkedIn profile and executive summary and can help upper-level executives with video script writing and industry brand message development. Upper-level packages include professional LinkedIn headshots, background photos, and email signatures. He also offers interview coaching, a free session to start you off on the right foot, and outplacement services for businesses and organizations.

  • Cost:
    • Entry level/students: starting at $145
    • Middle-upper management: starting at $245
    • Senior level/executive: starting at $575
  • Turnaround time: 72 hours for some packages
  • Resume design: no
What We Like What We Don’t Like
Free 45-minute one-on-one consultation Cover letters not included in packages
72-hour turnaround  
Free revisions for three months  


How to get started. You can call Sam at (502) 214-4000 to begin working on your job materials. He also publishes an e-newsletter, which you can sign up for on the home page of his website.

John Hancock Resumes

John Hancock Resumes Homepage

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The brains behind John Hancock Resumes is Wesley Pearce, a Certified Professional Resume Writer with 15 years of resume-writing experience and a former career as an executive recruiter. Wesley and his team work out of several offices in Louisville, Lexington, and Cincinnati, and they are available for in-person meetings to discuss your resume goals. Wesley offers three resume packages: associate, professional, and senior levels, each of which includes a personalized consultation and a cover letter along with a resume. There is also a LinkedIn package that focuses on new account creation and includes optimization and privacy settings. If you already have a resume and just need some editing done, you can work with one of John Hancock Resumes’ certified writers to polish your job documents and make them shine.

  • Cost:
    • Associate level: $399
    • Professional level: $599
    • Senior level: $799
    • LinkedIn: $149 to $299
  • Turnaround time: 5-7 days
  • Resume design: no
What We Like What We Don’t Like
Packages include cover letter Owner spends limited time in Louisville
45-minute consultation session included  
Unlimited revisions  


How to get started. You can contact John Hancock Resumes using the form on the website, by phone at (859) 940-2013, or via email. Once you’ve contacted them, you can set up a time and date for your initial consultation session.

The Resume and Interview Coach

The Resume and Interview Coach Homepage

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The Resume and Interview Coach is Melodie Power, a Certified Professional Resume Writer who spent 20 years as an award-winning pharmaceutical rep in sales and sales management. She’s been in the resume business since 2009 and is a Second Act Honoree with Louisville Business First. She is a skilled interview coach using competency-based review systems similar to those used by hiring managers and recruiters. She has several resume packages, including early workforce, professional, technical, and executive resumes and CVs, and will also do cover letters and LinkedIn profiles. If you want to go the do-it-yourself route, Melodie is available on an hourly basis for customized consultations offering guidance on career path direction and job search processes. When you get that job interview, Melodie will work with you on coaching and interview role-playing to help you identify your personal branding message.

  • Cost: not listed
  • Turnaround time: not listed
  • Resume design: no
What We Like What We Don’t Like
90-minute one-on-one meeting included Prices not listed on website
Interview coaching available No samples on website
Hourly consultations available  


How to get started. Melodie includes a form on her website where you can reach her and upload your existing materials if you wish. You can also call her at (502) 245-1733 or email her.