Craig is a professional writer, editor, marketing consultant, journalist, photographer, graphic designer, and digital artist with a vibrant passion to help clients win career opportunities in a tough market. He believes the most persuasive resumes are finely crafted narratives that differentiate clients as uniquely qualified “must have” solutions to real-world challenges. Language, structure and style are gracefully wielded as powerful, elegant tools to spark interest and capture attention.
Craig has been a veteran reporter at the Burlington Times-News, Winston-Salem Journal, Roanoke Times & World News and The Clemmons Courier. He also served as an award-winning national marketing communications executive and creative director at a large commercial printing company for many years.
To make every word count for clients, Craig also relies on his creative writing background. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA) as a Randall Jarrell Scholar from UNC-Greensboro. Craig also earned a M.A. in English and Writing degree on scholarship from Hollins University, along with a B.A. in English from Wake Forest University. He’s published more than 100 poems, thousands of articles, and has several novels in the works.
He specializes in marketing, visual and performing arts, journalism, advertising, graphic design, photography, copywriting, technical writing, public relations, communications, printing, publishing, education, healthcare, human services, insurance, film/multimedia production, politics, social media, and outdoor/environmental fields.
A Resume Tip from Craig S.
How can you stand out from a deluge of applicants? Arm yourself with a professional resume and cover letters focused on what you can do specifically for prospective employers. Do your research. Read job postings carefully. Ask not what the employer can do for you. Collaborate with a ResumeEdge writer/editor to forge vigorous, streamlined marketing tools that sell your exclusive abilities to really make a difference!