Lindsey Mattinson: Helping Transitioning Teachers and Mid to Senior Level Leaders Achieve Their Career Goals

Lindsey Mattinson: Helping Transitioning Teachers and Mid to Senior Level Leaders Achieve Their Career Goals

The job search process can be overwhelming and challenging without proper guidance, often leaving job seekers unsure how to present their skills effectively. Research shows that individuals who receive professional career coaching and resume writing support are significantly more likely to secure job interviews and receive job offers.

Lindsey Mattinson, the founder and owner of First Choice Resumes, Inc., has dedicated her career to helping individuals navigate the complex world of job searching and career advancement. With over a decade of experience in professional resume writing, career coaching, and consulting, Lindsey has established herself as a trusted expert in the industry.

Building a Global Brand

Lindsey's career began with her work at Utah's Department of Workforce Services and State Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, where she assisted individuals in gaining employment through vocational training and job search support. After graduating with a master's degree from Utah State University, she transitioned into school counseling, providing students with academic advising and college and career planning services. 

As a new mother, Lindsey discovered the world of freelancing and began offering her services as a resume writer and career coach on platforms like Upwork and Fiverr. Her exceptional skills and dedication quickly caught the attention of prominent companies such as, Indeed, Talent, Inc., and Randstad RiseSmart, a global outplacement and talent mobility agency. Within a year, Lindsey had established herself as a go-to expert for professionals from various backgrounds and regions, including North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

In 2021, Lindsey took her passion for helping others to the next level by launching her own business, First Choice Resumes, Inc. Known for her professional and friendly demeanor, she takes pride in empowering individuals to achieve their career goals. Lindsey specializes in helping educators pivot from classroom to corporate roles in as little as three to six months, leveraging her expertise in networking, job search strategy, interviewing, and salary negotiation.

Recognized for Excellence

Lindsey's exceptional work has not gone unnoticed. She has consistently ranked among the top 10% of professionals on the Upwork platform as a Rising Talent and Top-Rated Freelancer. She has earned multiple awards from Randstad RiseSmart as a two-time semi-finalist and an honorable mention in the company's annual resume writing contest.

Lindsey's expertise has also been recognized by Influence Digest Media, an online marketing publication highlighting global talent, which named her one of LinkedIn's Top 10 Experts in Salt Lake City in 2023 and one of She's Possible Top 10 Female Leaders of 2024 by WomELLE. She has participated in live audio events with online creators comprising 20,000+ followers, further solidifying her position as a thought leader in the career development industry.

Commitment to Professional Development and Community

As a member of the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches (PARWCC) and the National Resume Writer's Association (NRWA), Lindsey is committed to staying at the forefront of her field. She is currently working toward obtaining her credentials as a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC).

Lindsey's dedication to helping others extends beyond her professional life. As a first-generation college student, she understands the challenges many face in pursuing their education and career goals. She volunteers her time as a Scholarship Coordinator, assisting high school seniors, particularly first-generation college students, in applying for scholarships and other financial aid.

A Holistic Approach to Career Coaching

Lindsey's experiences working with Utah's Department of Workforce Services and the State Office of Vocational Rehabilitation have shaped her approach to career coaching. She employs a holistic, strength-based coaching style that considers each individual's unique background, passions, goals, support system, and resources. This comprehensive approach allows her to provide tailored guidance and support to her clients, helping them overcome challenges and achieve their career aspirations.

In recognition of her outstanding contributions and commitment to the field, Lindsey was selected and approved in March 2023 to be included as a Publication Listee for the Marquis Who's Who in America, an exclusive community that recognizes the top 3% of professionals in their field. This prestigious recognition reflects her dedication, expertise, and impact in the career development industry.

As Lindsey continues to grow First Choice Resumes, Inc. and help professionals achieve their career goals, she remains committed to providing exceptional service, staying at the forefront of industry trends, and giving back to her community. With her passion, knowledge, and holistic approach to career coaching, Lindsey Mattinson is poised to continue making a positive impact on the lives of countless professionals in the years to come.

The Editorial Team

The Editorial Team

Hi there, we're the editorial team at WomELLE. We offer resources for business and career success, promote early education and development, and create a supportive environment for women. Our magazine, "WomLEAD," is here to help you thrive both professionally and personally.

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