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Lynda Spiegel is a human resources executive with over 14 years of experience recruiting and hiring thousands of talented individuals. She founded Rising Star Resumes to leverage her background, which affords her a unique perspective on which resumes will get read by recruiters. Rising Star Resumes works with clients to market the value proposition they represent to employers.

A graduate of The University of Rochester (BA – Philosophy) and Queens College, City University of New York (MA – English), with doctoral level courses at CUNY’s Graduate Center in Rhetoric, Lynda has worked at Citigroup (Smith Barney), as well as financial services, telecomm and SaaS companies. She has recruited for positions in IT, legal, finance, sales, marketing, public relations, media, project management and customer service.

Lynda has written resumes not only in the fields listed above, but in nursing, education, culinary arts, construction management, real estate, performing arts as well as resumes for entrepreneurs and recent graduates. She is a frequent writer and speaker on recruiting as well as careers in human resources. You can reach her at