Profession Direction

Writing about your talents to get you the attention of decision-makers is our top priority!

About owner of Profession Direction

Don’t miss out on your best opportunity to get ahead. 

Create your advantage by hiring a job search coach, Certified Advanced Resume Writer, and Certified Career Management Coach with proven results to get the attention you deserve!

I am Kristin S. Johnson, owner of Profession Direction, where we help ambitious professionals achieve their career goals. You’ll experience success faster – and land on the short list of top candidates – with a standout resume, LinkedIn Profile, and cover letter.

Let a 5-time credentialed careers industry professional accelerate your succes with:

  • A career plan that you can get excited about!

  • A personal brand that “wows” employers.

  • More interviews from an attention grabbing resume.

  • Increased recruiter attention from your LinkedIn profile.

  • Easy-to-use networking strategies that boost your confidence.

  • Interview-winning insider tips.

  • A higher salary through expert negotiation techniques.

Need career insight that culminates in a focused, interview-winning resume? Tired of feeling stuck?

Target your success with Profession Direction!

Whether it’s your resume, or you want career industry secrets to help land your next big gig, Profession Direction can help. Working with a professional resume writer and career coach can give you a leg up. 

Why choose Profession Direction?

We have numerous credentials that provide us with the expertise to help you!


Our resumes are targeted to get results! We use techniques that are preferred by our colleagues in HR, recruiters, AND top decision makers. As a Certified Advanced Resume Writer through Career Directors International, we have been trained by experienced writers with numerous awards– ensuring your success in winning the interview.


Every client we work with gets a branding statement that describes their unique talents, skills, and value. As a Certified Get Clear, Get Found, Get Hired Coach and 360 Reach Analyst, we carefully craft your personal brand with you. This can be used on all career communications, on social media profiles, in networking meetings, and in interviews. It will give employers a real reason to hire you and only you! 


We train clients how to use LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook to work their way into the next opportunity. No more spinning your wheels with job boards or waiting for a job to be listed. As a Certified Online Professional Networking Strategist, we teach you how to take control of your career and use your time productively on social media sites.


As a Job Search Strategist, we construct a powerful plan for your career move. We use the latest research methods to find contact information to reach out and get you an “in”. We’re listed as a Career Doctor on, Career Expert on Tim’, and have been featured in the Wisconsin State Journal for providing expert career advice.


Once you master the art of online networking, you need to take the professional relationship offline. Confused as to how to do this? Want to have more confidence networking? As a Certified Career Management Coach, we help you develop a networking strategy that is convenient and productive.


Feel prepared and self-assured going into your interview. As a Certified Career Management Coach, and candidate to become a Certified Employment Interviewing Consultant, our education in the latest techniques gives you a leg up in the interview. As a former job developer, we’ve worked hand-in-hand with employers to create jobs for the right candidate. We know what employers want and can help you ace your next interview.


We take pride in staying abreast of the latest technology and trends in resume writing, interviewing and job search. Active membership in Career Directors International keeps us informed so that we know what we’re telling our clients is cutting-edge information.

What is People Say

We’re determined to see you succeed! We give you the best tools, strategy and resources so you can put your best foot forward and get where you want to go.

It’s such a relief to have figured this out. Thank you for your help!

Regina J. Software engineer

The hiring manager at my last interview hired me on the spot after commenting that my resume was the best he had ever seen. Thanks, Kristin!” 

Jason B
Business Relations

Kristin was instrumental in helping me take my job search to the next level. I truly believe that her professional approach to creating a first-class resume was what landed me a new job.

Mike R keeper of tunes

I would like to commend you, it looks AWESOME!

 Kenneth T. Executive Designer

There are three words that I can use when describing Kristin: energetic, sincere, and reliable.

Tamara M. Software engineer

You do amazing work and have ideas I never would have thought of on my own. Thank you very much for your help and advice!

Armando P. Marketing Director

Kristin embraced my challenge with open eyes, ears and mind … Kristin’s ability to listen, offer constructive advice, and formulate a career plan helped me to feel confident about how I choose to represent myself…

Julie H. Executive manager