Fresh off her award-winning participation in CDI’s (Career Directors International) annual convention held in San Diego, Surranna Sandy is elated to have been distinguished with 2 TORI Awards (Toast of the Resume Industry) in the “Best Marketing Resume” and “Best Cover Letter” categories. As the only Canadian contributor, Ms. Sandy is both honored and humbled to be recognized by a global community of her peers, “This was such a valuable experience; I was thrilled just to be nominated alongside so many talented Professionals in writing and career services – winning is an added bonus.”
A first time participant in this prestigious international competition recognizing the “best of the best” of resume writers, Ms. Sandy brought forth her creativity and strategic writing skills to the forefront, demonstrating her passion for the development impactful resumes and letters, and showcasing why The Surcorp Group – Resume Solutions (www.resumesolutions.ca) is Canada’s leading career management firm.
CDI’s President, Laura DeCarlo, proudly states, “Winning a TORI Award represents the pinnacle of résumé writing expertise within the industry. Being recognized as “one of the best” by your peers is an accolade that very few get to savor. We are proud of the achievements in the résumé writing and careers industry, because it encourages our members to strive for excellence.”
Professional résumé writers submitted entries for the TORI Awards in June, and a panel of the industry’s top writers was selected to judge the submissions. Up to 5 entries were nominated in each category, and CDI officers made the final ruling. The winning résumés and cover letters were announced on October 16th in San Diego during the CDI’s annual convention. A complete list of winners is listed at www.careerdirectors.com.
As the CEO and President of Resume Solutions, a division of the Surcorp Group of Companies, Ms. Sandy brings to the table over 14 years of hands-on experience encompassing human resources management, career counseling, career transition coaching, corporate outplacement and resume writing. She is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and Certified Employment Interview Coach, Career Coach and former Human Resources Management Professional with Fortune 500 companies. Launching the Surcorp Group in 2003, Surranna Sandy strove to create an organization that focused on inspiring and equipping her clients with the tools, knowledge and determination required to realize their unique career objectives.
Ms. Sandy has evolved the Surcorp Group of Companies into the premier career management firm in Canada and leads a team of client centric resume writers, career coaches and career managers in servicing clients across the globe. Currently, operating under several banners, including Resume Solutions, RS Outplacement, Hire Impact and Career Management Solutions, the Surcorp team of certified resume writers, career coaches and counselors offer industry leading résumé writing, interview, career coaching and counseling services for clients with diverse employment backgrounds. The Surcorp team demonstrates a track record of success, having written 25,000+ professional résumés for individuals hailing from over 50 industries. Recognized as a PS Online Certified Supplier, Surcorp Group holds a Trading Partner Agreement (TPA) with Public Works and Government Services of Canada (PWGSC), with authorization to service contracts for all three levels of government, including Municipal, Provincial and Federal.