Leslie Flowers, founder and principal of WordShapers, is a career coach, resume consultant and writer who helps job seekers and entrepreneurs attract opportunities through focused positioning and compelling, well-crafted messaging.
With a professional background that spans journalism, technical writing, human resources management and corporate training, Leslie brings to her clients a broad base of functional and industry knowledge. She has reviewed hundreds of resumes – from the other side of the desk – and has worked closely with leaders in the high tech, professional services, staffing and construction industries to develop job descriptions, career paths and performance requirements.
Leslie has had a life-long love of language, and has leveraged her writing skills throughout her corporate and freelance careers. She has developed company newsletters, documented policies and procedures, written white papers, created training materials and served as the “final eyes” on countless business documents.
Since establishing WordShapers in 2002, Leslie has developed resumes for a broad spectrum of positions – from entry level administrator to CEO – in a variety of fields, including Marketing, Finance, Journalism, Real Estate, Legal, Engineering, Project Management, Healthcare and others. In addition, she has created web-site content for numerous small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Leslie uses The Get Real Guide™ , workbook as a tool to help job seekers create and implement a focused, strategic and actionable plan to find the work they want.
A native Californian, Leslie earned her BA in journalism at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. She is an active Volksmarcher (distance walker) and enjoys travel, hiking, Improv (as a participant), theater, flying, reading and continuous learning.