Hello, I'm Dr. Rico!
I specialize in résumé building, editing, and career solutions for Senior and Executive-Level professionals.
From generating materials for TEDx Speakers & Marketing Executives to optimizing profiles for Energy & Petroleum professionals, I'm a trusted expert with 13+ years of experience helping forward-thinking leaders level up.
I'm passionate about helping you bounce back. Whether you’re a tenure-track professor submitting to publishers or an industry leader needing a customized résumé, you are in qualified hands.
MY RESUME & LINKEDIN GUARANTEE
✔️ I optimize your profile to give you the competitive edge to lock in interviews faster.
✔️ I tailor your materials specifically for your industry and job search timeline.
✔️ I customize your content based on my industry knowledge of scanning software & hiring managers' preferences.
Your career goals are unique. That's why I tailor my services to suit each individual client's needs. From resume building to career consulting, I position you as the ideal candidate.
You need a skilled professional to help you both beat scanning software and attract recruiters! My insider techniques optimize your materials so you advance in the hiring process.
HOW WE CAN WORK TOGETHER
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WHY CHOOSE RICO EDITORIAL SERVICES?
For those seeking my editing expertise, reaching a final product is a team effort. My job is to smooth out your writing, not make it conform to my own style. Your writing will read like the best version of your work. If you're on the job hunt, I provide career solutions via tailored materials that are proven to jumpstart your next career move.
YOU CAN GET BACK TO WORK FASTER.
You're the Boss
Need document editing? I use the Tracked Changes feature of Word so you can review exactly what's been done. For more in-depth revisions on items like articles and book manuscripts, I add user-friendly comments for extra guidance. Need job search guidance? I provide you with easy-to-follow blueprints to coach you to the next stage in your career.
YOU HAVE AN EXPERT ON YOUR SIDE.
Experienced & Qualified
Anyone can say they’re an editor, but I have a Ph.D. in English with a strong publication record and extensive resume building, editing, and career consulting experience. I'm also a sought-after speaker on Oil & Gas industry resumes, career changing, and job search strategies for international professionals. See my About page for details.
YOU ARE IN QUALIFIED HANDS.
Before we work together, I ask to see a sample of your writing. If I am confident that my expertise is right for your needs, we move forward with a consultation to address a detailed timeline and tailored packages custom-made for you. From there we determine if my offerings are an ideal fit for your professional goals.
YOU CAN BOOK MY SERVICES WITH CONFIDENCE.
I love exceeding clients' expectations!
Scroll through to read 25+ reviews from my most recent clients and what they say about my work!
I'm an active voice in my community and love engaging with industry professionals, public officials, and job seekers via LinkedIn and speaking engagements. Feel free to reach out if you need a career solutions expert for your next seminar, expo, or workshop!
ABOUT YOUR SPECIALIST
I enjoy helping top industry leaders achieve their career goals!
See below for a brief overview of how the past 13 years have made me a specialist in resume building, editing, and career solutions.
- Experience -
I started my career editing book manuscripts for professors on their path to tenure and helping colleagues shift their C.V.s to resumes while also publishing scholarly articles of my own. Since graduating with a Ph.D. in English, I have been featured in the Houston Business Journal, presented at various professional development seminars, and worked alongside high-level public officials, career diplomats, and corporate executives such as:
✔️Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner
✔️Houston Astros Owner Jim Crane
✔️CEO of Halliburton Jeff Miller
✔️Former CEO of GE Jeff Immelt
✔️Ambassador Thomas Pickering
✔️Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison
✔️Chevron E&P President Jeff Shellebarger
✔️Department of State Diplomat Julie Kavanagh
I've also built countless professional profiles for top leaders in healthcare, higher education, energy, and nonprofit industries.
- Education -
Ph.D. in English from Texas A&M University
M.A. in English from The University of Oklahoma
B.A. in English from The University of Oklahoma
- Career Highlights -
Director of Global & Social Awareness
University English Instructor
Director of Education
Senior Manager of Education
Senior Grants Manager
Graduate Research Assistant
Graduate University Instructor
Resume & Editorial Specialist
Grant Researcher, Editor & Writer
- Quirks -
I love horror, sci-fi, and speculative fiction!
I can chat about almost any topic - from philosophy to Oil & Gas operations.
My top 3 favorite films include Alien, Aliens, and Under the Skin - in that order.
I love all things global and am proficient in multiple languages - French, Spanish, Russian, Hebrew, and Tshiluba.