Real stories, Real impact.

Many people wonder if working with a professional resume writer is worth the investment, which is why we’re thrilled to share these three remarkable stories with you.

At The Elite Collective, we’re more than just a professional resume writing service; we’re your partners in achieving greater impact, income, and job satisfaction. We regularly support clients from the public sector, Defence partners using the PEAP program, and senior executives from the private sector to help them navigate their next career steps.


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Here, we take you on a journey with a Senior Executive at SES Band 1 level. This client faced a lack of clarity on presenting the transferability of their skills on a resume. 

At a glance:

  • Senior Executive SES B1
  • Lacked clarity
  • Values driven change within Federal Government
  • Multiple interviews secured after working with Elite
  • Best fit outcome and placement


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This story centres on transferability within your career and studies, featuring a client from the state government who hadn’t been interviewed in over 15 years.

At a glance: 

  • Hadn’t interviewed in 15+ years
  • Seeking relocation to rural area
  • Seeking carer change to different industry – had qualifications but no experience
  • 14 days from application to interview
  • Secured the role!


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Let’s hear from a Defence partner navigating an interstate posting during COVID. Initially they were unsure if working with a professional resume writer was worth it.

At a glance:

  • Faced with an interstate move due to Defence partner status
  • Seeking a federal government or University based role
  • Offered several interviews
  • Secured her dream role with an attractive salary increase


These clients have tapped into 63 years of combined experience and specialist training in government applications, giving them a boost with professional resume writing, career coaching and interview preparation.

And the results? Well, they speak for themselves.

So, whether you’re entering the public service, needing to understand the different classification levels within government, looking at the transferability of your skills between Departments, or trying to align your skills with the SES level, we promise to be your partners in achieving your goals.

At The Elite Collective, we’re not just another resume service; we’re your personal career storytellers.