Learn How You Can Be Granted Your CRS
Canadian Resume Certification – Excellence in Resume Strategy
Fast-Track Your Certified Resume Strategist (CRS) Designation
Have you completed one of these programs?
- Career Professionals of Canada’s Advanced Resume Development Certificate Program.
- An approved Certificate or Diploma course in resume development.
Career Professionals of Canada grants credential recognition for qualified Career Development Practitioners. If you have completed CPC’s Advanced Resume Development Certificate Program (CDP-05) or if you have attained a certificate or diploma in an approved course in resume development (50 hours minimum), you may be eligible to be granted your CRS recognition through the Fast-Track Program.
The Certified Resume Strategist (CRS) designation further enhances your credibility and visibility as a strategic resume writer. Learn how you can be conferred the CRS without going through the more formal evaluation process.
Am I a candidate for the CRS Fast-Track Program?
This program is open to experienced Career Professionals who have successfully completed formal training in the area of Advanced Resume Development. Eligibility for the CRS through the Fast-Track Program is based on a combination of education and work experience. Through this program, you will be conferred the CRS without going through the more formal resume/cover letter submission and evaluation process.
You can bypass the more formal process and apply for your CRS through the Fast-Track Program if you:
1- Have a minimum of 2 years work experience in resume development.
2- Are currently employed in the field.
3- Have successfully completed one of the following:
- Career Professionals of Canada’s Advanced Resume Development Certificate Program (CDP-05).
- An approved Certificate or Diploma course in resume development (50 hours minimum).
Upon approval and payment of your application fee, you will be conferred the Certified Resume Strategist (CRS) designation, which will be valid as long as you maintain your membership to Career Professionals of Canada.
How do I get my CRS Credential through the Fast-Track Program?
In order to apply for and attain your certification, you must be a registered professional member of Career Professionals of Canada. If you are not already a Professional Member, you can join membership and apply for your certification at the same time.
Once you have paid your application fee, there are only two steps for you to complete:
1- If you are a CPC member, email info@CareerProCanada.ca to let us know you want to pursue the CRS Fast-Track Program. If you are not a current member, complete and submit the application form.
2- Email a scanned copy of your certificate of recognition along with your resume providing details of your employment history to info@CareerProCanada.ca.
Upon approval, you will be automatically granted the Certified Resume Strategist (CRS) designation. You will be able to use the letters “CRS” after your name. You will be able to use the logo on your resume, business card, and website. You will also receive a current copy of the CRS certification eGuide.
Your CRS will be valid as long as you maintain your membership to Career Professionals of Canada. There is no recertification fee.