Focused on providing a one-of-a-kind experience to each of her clients, Kerry Gustafson, a professional resume writer, has developed an innovative approach based on collaboration to help her clients understand the job search landscape, improve their visibility, and get results. Because of this, Kerry is extremely proud to maintain an extremely high, greatly above industry average referral rate averaging over 85% and also frequently hears from previous clients with updates and news. Skilled at developing a strategy, writing to drive results, and teaching the ropes, Kerry will make your next career move a successful and simple one!


  • Executives
  • Business Owners
  • Experienced Professionals


  • Accounting and Finance
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare Management
  • Information Technology
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Sales


Kerry Gustafson, a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) has over 10 years’ of experience in the industry writing professional resumes, cover letters, thank you letters, and of course professional branding tools such as LinkedIn. With an extensive background in Marketing, IT, and Project Management from Fortune 100, mid-size, and small organizations, Kerry brings a strong working knowledge and unique perspective to the industry. Strategic, creative, and personable, Kerry turns the ‘dreaded’ job search into an enjoyable and valuable experience; an investment that pays off for every client.

An alumni from the University of Minnesota, Kerry has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Political Science minor. Additionally, Kerry is a certified resume writer through PARW/CC, has completed a Six Sigma course, and holds a Diamontologist certification from her college days working at Helzberg Diamonds. Other fun facts include her random Lance Corporal experience in the British CCF (Combined Cadet Force), about 14 years as a competitive swimmer in Australia, England, and the U.S., and more noticeably, her unique Australian/English/Minnesotan accent (depending on the word!)

Kerry loves spending her spare time with her husband and adventurous (and fearless) young son and family/friends, enjoying the four definite seasons in Minneapolis and the slow attempt of becoming an American football fan! Feel free to contact Kerry directly at kerry@simplygreatresumes.com or connect with her on LinkedIn.