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Corissa Peterson

Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) & Content Editor


Taipei, Taiwan


4 years

About Me

A dedicated member of the Resume Genius team with a passion for the career space, Corissa is always looking for ways to create useful resources for job seekers, from writing job-specific resume samples to crafting in-depth articles on how to ace interviews.

Corissa graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.A. in Philosophy and a certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies.

Corissa’s articles have been published on Diversity Jobs, Recruiter.com, Teachstone, and Jobillico, among others, and her career advice has been featured in Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, GOBankingRates, and UpJourney. You can connect with her on LinkedIn.



  • Has written and edited 300+ articles for Resume Genius
  • Starred in several of our YouTube videos and TikToks gaining over 300K views
  • Leading the launch of the Job Search Genius newsletter (stay tuned!)


Corissa’s favorite template

Modern Resume Template


general thoughts

I love the elegant and minimalist design of our Unique resume template, which is why I use it for my own resume!

favorite points

  • Candidate initials are displayed in a simple ring, creating a sophisticated and professional resume header
  • Sections are clearly organized by subtle dividing lines
  • The two-column layout creates a natural visual flow
  • For a little extra flair, you can choose from several attractive colors
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Featured article written by Corissa

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The 10 Highest-Paying Green Jobs in 2024

Thinking about pursuing a green career but not sure where to start? We break down the highest-paying green jobs and explain how to position yourself to land the role you want.

Content written by Corissa Peterson

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Two women sitting at a table facing a laptop and having a conversation in the workplace.
A dental assistant resume sample with sections for the applicant's resume summary, work history, education, skills, and certifications
Medical Receptionist Resume Sample Template
Medical Receptionist Resume
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Corissa Peterson

An image of an elementary teacher resume sample with cursive-writing highlights to make the applicant stand out
Executive assistant resume example and template for executive administrative assistant job seekers
A front-end developer resume example
An example of a resume for a full stack developer on a simple two-column template with a light gray sidebar and clean sans-serif fonts
Full Stack Developer Resume
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Corissa Peterson

An example of a business analyst resume with blue text and a large font to help the applicant's name stand out
Example of a warehouse resume.
Nanny resume example template
Nanny Resume Example
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Corissa Peterson

A chef resume example with a bold header and sections for the applicant's resume objective, work history, awards, and relevant skills

Content reviewed by Corissa Peterson

An example of a resume for a job in the machine learning industry.
A sample construction resume.
product owner resume example template
Product Owner Resume

The Resume Genius Team

Caregiver resume sample template
Caregiver Resume Sample
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Ida Pettersson

A sample of a Physical Therapist Resume
Public Relations Resume Example
Public Relations Resume

The Resume Genius Team

An example of a law enforcement resume using a clean black and white template. It effectively shows the candidate's objective, experience, education, and skills.
Two women conducting an interview
A female job applicant is at her desk happily doing research into the highest paying jobs for women
Hero image illustrating how to write a CV for a job
A flight attendant cover letter example with large, multi-colored text in the header to make the applicant stand out