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We are job search and career experts here to help you climb your highest mountain.

We authentically brand , reverse recruit , cut the search time in 1/2, and elevate the careers and salaries of driven professionals and leaders like you.

Since 2016, we utilize a well-researched framework, coaching, and marketing services.

Resume Writing & LinkedIn Development

Branded resume & LinkedIn development that gets noticed 10X more.

Job Search Services
reverse recruitingWe reverse recruit you to cut your job search time in 1/2.

Career & Salary Acceleration

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Climb your highest mountain. Grow your salary by ~20% (instead of 3%) annually.

Career5 is one of the few companies that takes a strategic (not generic) approach to career and salary growth.

See where our clients now work...


BRAND©: Resume & Linkedin Development

Our framework was developed by recruiters and executives to get noticed 10X faster.

Go from this to that. 

Gets you authentically confident.

  • Branding sessions that uncover metrics and unique abilities to justify higher salaries.
  • Resumes that are easy to skim with bolded topics.
  • Easily re-align and keyword optimized resumes for new roles.
  • LinkedIn profiles that are optimized to attract recruiters.

Executive Resume Writers

EXPEDITE© : Job Search Program

We reverse-recruit you to find new roles and higher salaries in 1/2 the time.

Reactive Job Searching
(Old Way)

Apply to 100s of jobs or wait for recruiters to find you.

Go from this to that. 

 Proactive Job Searching
(New Way)

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We reach out to companies and recruiters to find roles in the hidden job market.


ASCEND©:  Career & Salary Accelerator

Be bold. Climb higher. Make Impact. 

We work with you annually to increase your career & salary growth.

  • Annual career & salary assessment.
  • Strategy, roadmap, & accountability.
  • Utilize a proven consultative framework.
  • Strategize ways to bring business value, and monetize for yourself.
  • Refresh branded resume & LinkedIn profile.
  • Build leadership abilities to create change & influence.
  • Be part of a circle of like-minded, driven people.
  • Increase your salary by ~10% (vs the average 3%) annually.


Examples of ways we have helped clients.

Chuck F.Chuck F.
Re-branded and reverse recruited him out of a highly stressful job, into a new career at his targeted company, Oracle.

Patricia D.
Branded resume well and coached for authentic confidence. Promoted with a much higher salary in Healthcare. Starting side Nutrition business.

Jesse D
Jesse D.
Recent grad. Couldn't get a job using traditional methods. Branded/reverse recruited him to a top company in DC. Negotiated $10K higher in 1st job.


Every service includes our  Career5 Career Management System (CMS) to keep you organized and motivated.

We use the Career5 CMS with the EXPEDITE© (Reverse Recruiting/Job Search) and ASCEND© (Career & Salary Accelerator) Programs and Video Coach Courses to keep you on track, supplement your learning, and engage with other members and coaches.

Professional to C-Level Clients Served
Marketed resumes get noticed faster by
Avg Increase in Salary Using Framework
Network to targeted hiring managers

What clients are saying...

Career5 Reviews

Continuous 5-star reviews

Ginger (Career5's Job Search Support Dog)

Mid-level client landed a new role in a GIS consulting company and received a 12% salary increase; received 3X ROI from services in 1st year.
"It's crazy how people will spend money on concerts, boats, or new cars but they won't invest in their careers. This managed job search was a game changer.  I am taking my family on a much needed vacation! I learned so much that I can use down the road." - Greg H. Director of Sales for a data consulting company

Executive client landed a new role and received a 20% salary increase; 10X ROI from coaching
"The set looks awesome. You guys did a great job.  I have been very impressed with the experience and the final product.  You have been flexible, consultative, and overall accommodating to get me in the best position possible. Looking forward to getting this out on the market. It's a much better representation of me. Thank you!!!!!" - Aaron H. VP of Strategy.  (more testimonials)"

Data Engineer landed a new role through multiple opportunities that came from his resume/LinkedIn development; opportunity included a salary increase; a 30X ROI.
"I just wanted to let you know that I accepted an offer last week and will be starting Monday, October 25th. After you updated my LinkedIn profile and resume, I was BOMBARDED with great opportunities. I just wanted to say thanks so much for all your hard work. I couldn't have done it without you."-Andrew H., Data Engineer.  (more testimonials)

Executive client in process of landing a new role; results are soon to be determined.
"Thanks for reaching out! Actually, the sheer volume of activity is hard to keep up with (and maintain my full-time job). But overall, the results have been excellent - both from the contact-blitz but also from the resume itself. To answer your question, I don't see a need to open up the territory - it looks like I may have 4-7 offers materializing right now." Mike L., VP of Program

Executive client in process of landing a new role; results are soon to be determined.
"This process was extremely helpful. Gave me a great boost of confidence." -Janell W., Director of Programs


Your career can be your greatest financial and personal growth vehicle with the right strategy.  Be proactive. Don't leave money and opportunity on the table. Tap into training that can help you personally grow. Make it count.

No more stressful jobs, meaningless work, or stalled careers. We are built to grow.

This company has already helped 1000+ motivated performers to C-level executives to job search, scale up, increase salaries ($10K-$50K+) and reach for the right roles to open the doors for you to continue to grow and thrive. 

✮Let us work with you to manage your job search to get you into a role that gives you a meaningful work life.✮

Aimee Marcelo, Founder


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