Social Entrepreneurs at Professional Diversity Network Announce Free Resume and Cover Letter Service for Diverse Professionals as Part of Its Own Economic Stimulus Package
CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2011
CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Following President Obama's historic speech on his plan for putting America back to work, and its special emphasis on small business, Professional Diversity Network (PDN) announced it will be offering its own economic stimulus package — a free personal resume and cover letter critique service, including a personal session with a careers specialist.
Founded by social entrepreneurs whose mission is economic empowerment and equal access, Professional Diversity Network, a leading career and jobs destination for diverse professionals is offering the service, valued at $500, free of charge to members of its online professional communities who demonstrate their skill in professional online networking, a focus of the PDN mission. PDN channels include AmightyRiver.com, one of the largest Black professional online networks in the United States, iHispano.com for Hispanic professionals and the Womenscareerchannel.com.
"In a time when we can no longer expect government alone to stabilize our economy and job market, we applaud President Obama's jobs plan and his request that all businesses step up to the plate to create jobs and begin hiring those who are currently unemployed," said Jim Kirsch, Chief Executive Officer, Professional Diversity Network. "At PDN, we believe that equipping candidates with strong professional online networking skills will exponentially open up doors to new opportunities. Equally important, your resume and cover letter will make or break your job search results. Our experts will ensure that yours are perfect and that they spotlight your talents and qualifications before connecting with our top employers who truly value a diverse workforce, and are ready to hire," added Kirsch.
To qualify for the free service, candidates are required to become a member of one of PDN's online communities, complete the resume and cover letter information forms, and form their own online networking group of 100 professional contacts on one of the PDN channels. Finalized documents will be ready within five business days of the applicant's personal review session.
About Professional Diversity Network
The Professional Diversity Network "Mission First" corporate mandate is to consistently apply its resources and programs to help members of its channels advance professionally and personally. PDN is focused on helping talented professionals to strengthen and utilize professional online networking skills. Additionally, PDN provides unprecedented access to companies that value a diverse workforce and seek to fill their employee pipelines with multicultural candidates.
Each of PDN's online professional communities is committed to economic empowerment and its affinity of culture makes it easy to fulfill a credo of "Each one Reach One." In addition to listing more than 100,000 jobs with premium employers that value diversity, PDN offers completely free of charge, a wide array of career resources, including resume critiques, seasoned mentors, personal brand makeovers and more.
SOURCE Professional Diversity Network