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Certified Professional Providing Resume Writing Services

My name is Gina Taylor, and I am the principal and professional Certified Professional Resume Writer of GINA TAYLOR & ASSOCIATES DBA A-1 ADVANTAGE RESUME SERVICE, which has been incorporated since 1992. I am the first person in the Greater Kansas City area to be nationally designated as a Certified Professional Resume Writer and sixth in the nation to receive a Master Resume Writer certification from the Career Master Institute.

An Experienced and Knowledgeable Writer

My specialty is in professional writing, resume development and enhancement, employment-related documents, job search strategies, and interviewing techniques. With more than 20 years as a certified professional resume writer, I have earned a reputation for my professional and personable services by adhering to the highest standards.

You can rely on me to identify and develop your unique talents while being innovative and responsive to market trends. I bring my enthusiasm, extensive skills, and commitment to excellence along with endless resources and knowledge in the field for all my client services.


My Background

The power behind achieving success in your career is directed through unique writing and cutting-edge applications. As a member of the Career Master Institute and Professional Association of Resume Writers, I have been published in “Resume Winners from the Pros” and “Best Resumes for $100,000+ Jobs” and 9 other national periodicals.

Being recognized as an expert in my field, I am a presenter at local colleges and job clubs, guest speaker for business groups, and a requested panelist at many career fairs.

About My Company

Over the years, my business has grown to an impressive 53% referral base of satisfied clients.

I have accumulated an outstanding collection of services designed for individuals in career transitions. One of my trademark features is my exceptional writing skills along with an innovative mix of progressive formats and personalized service to achieve your desired objective. My services appeal to a wide range of customers because of the sophistication of my writing styles and my attention to every client.


Value of Service

  • My imaginative approach to content and format design.

  • Being a strategic partner that will translate your value into a compelling resume.

  • Writing powerful, impactful, and memorable resumes to instantly distinguish a client as a qualified candidate, land an interview 4x sooner, and secure a new job targeted to your goals.

Get in the game and WIN, gaining a competitive advantage to stand out in today’s employment market. Market the investment you have made in education and experience and take away the most daunting tasks in the entire job search process and save time and stress.

My Process

  • One-on-one consultation (in-person or phone) and preparation. This process provides immediate feedback and responses so that any questions can be addressed immediately.

  • Do not have to complete any forms.

  • The interaction process helps individualize the writing of the resume, which I have become noted for and is really in your best interest. Weave a sense of your personality throughout the document, as opposed to just providing canned statements.

  • The interview/intake process is approximately one hour.

  • Documents completed three to five business days to review.

  • Finalized period is two revisions within 30 days to fine-tune documents and make revisions.

  • Documents will be store indefinitely at no charge.

  • Updates will be available from anywhere in the world by phone or email.


Let me be the power behind your career success by giving you a distinct advantage in the job market through quality documents. I have accomplished this for hundreds of job applicants and know I can do the same for you.

Danielle C.

Oncologist Specialist

“I wanted to thank you for your help.  I submitted my resume on-line and had an email request for an interview within 15 minutes.  I did a phone interview and had a return call within 20 minutes requesting a face to face interview.  I then interviewed with 4 executives at Cerner this week and had an offer within 48 hours.  I am very excited and owe a lot of it to you.”

Mary A.

Registered Nurse

“Just wanted to let you know that I started sending my resume out March 7th and had several interviews, accepting a position March 15th.  Thanks so much for the resume that opened the doors.  I will certainly refer you to everyone I know.”

Jim S.

Sales, Customer Service

“Thanks for the tremendous job you did.  The day after I left you, I sent off close to 50 resumes.  I lost track of how many responses and interview requests I had… so many I couldn’t make all of them!”

Bruce K.

Senior Level Management – Health Care

“I’ve had extraordinary results with my resume. I am receiving about 8 responses for every 10 professional profiles I send out. Also, I have received several compliments on my resume from executive recruiters. Thanks so much for your help in my efforts as a senior executive/consultant in the healthcare industry.”

Anne N.

Family Practice Physician

“Your expertise in formatting all the information and my life’s history in this curriculum vitae and personal statement was very effective. In fact, of the nineteen applications I sent out, I was invited to interview at sixteen programs. It was a very successful effort and I owe much of the credit to you. You did a wonderful service for me and it would be a pleasure to recommend you to others. I enjoyed your personable nature and your professional expertise.”

Mark W.


“Thank you for your work on my resume.  I was offered a position within 24 hours of posting with the company.  I feel, this is due in large part to the excellent effort you put into my resume.”

Greg H.

Business Development

“Thank you for your prompt response with crafting my resume.  I already have a promising opportunity that would be close to my “dream job”.  Discussions have gone very well and your help has been much appreciated.”

Mark O.

Senior Sales Specialist

“I want to thank you for all your help in finding my job.  Many of the interviewers told me that my resume is what got me the interview.  I’ll take credit for everything thereafter, but getting the interview was the significant step in the job selection process.”

Gail T.

Project Management

“I am proud to say that I am officially employed!  I posted your version of my resume on Monster and received about 35 responses on the first day.  Many potential employers commented on the quality of the documents.  THANK YOU!”

Mary Ann L.

Purchasing Management & Control

“I want to take this opportunity to say I really truly appreciate the time, support and positive guidance that you provided me with writing my resume, letter of introduction and references. Your background and knowledge base is perfect for guiding employment seeking professionals. I felt this burden lifted off my shoulders when I first met you and knew I had meant the most qualified resume writer in the area. Thank you very much and keep up the good work!”

Julie M.

Human Resources

“I just wanted to let you know that your master resume-writing skills helped me land the perfect job for my very unique mix of Human Resource and Management experience.”

William B.

Senior Operating & Management Executive

“A big THANKS for your work.  I found a great job in Texas.  What you do is so valuable… keep up the great work.” 

Renee H.

Corporate Training Specialist

“I attribute my recent success to receive job offers from three company’s I applied at… to not only my work experience BUT also to the format of the resume.  The format is excellent and our initial meeting/consultation brought out my experience in a manner I would not have thought about.” 

Mark W.

Recruiter & Sales Specialist

“Thank you again for your help. More importantly, thank you for your encouragement. There are some people in this life who are excellent encouragers and you are among the best of those. I do appreciate it. Thanks again for being you.” 

Bridget C. 

Sales Manager

“There are very few times in my life where I’ve been speechless … this is one. Kirby came home from his meeting with you feeling so energized and with renewed confidence. The whole house seemed to take a deep breath!” 

Krystal B.

Medical Practice Management

“One of the things I remembered most was what a wonderful and fun time we had developing my résumé.” 

Jeffrey B.


“Thank you for the excellent personal statement you wrote for me, and for the help on my curriculum vitae. At many of my interviews, everyone was very impressed with the presentation. I will enthusiastically recommend more of my colleagues to your service.” 

Let Me Help You Create an Excellent Resume

With my extensive background that continually establishes me as an expert in resume development, you can be assured that I can help you achieve success in the job market. I have the experience to meet the challenges of any individual. Learn more about the services I offer by contacting me.