My Background and Qualifications
Rebecca Skov is a Certified Professional Resume Writer who has been employed in human resources, recruitment and career counseling for more than 20 years. She is an expert in recruitment, employment counseling, and career exploration.
In 2007, Ms. Skov began a successful consulting career, providing career counseling services to a diverse group of job seekers. Her services include, interviewing techniques, résumé and cover letter development, Linkedin profile development, and strategies for launching a successful job search.
From 2003 – 2012, she launched and managed a successful recruitment and retention program for UC, San Diego, the Partner Opportunities Program. This program provides assistance and support in the employment search for spouses and partners of faculty candidates and appointees and has delivered employment support and career counseling to 100s of clients from diverse employment backgrounds. In 2003, Ms. Skov also founded the Southern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and served as the Director of the Southern California HERC for nine years. The mission of HERC is to support the efforts of each of its member institutions to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, administrators, and staff through the sharing of information and resources.
Prior to this, Ms. Skov worked as an Engineering and Technical recruiter at UC, San Diego where she was responsible for qualifying candidates in a variety of research and administrative settings throughout the UCSD community. She also held various positions as a Human Resources Generalist and Recruiter in the fields of finance, administration and law in the high technology private sector with Gateway Computers and Captiva Software in San Diego.
Rebecca is a member of several professional associations including, the Professional Association of Résumé Writers and Career Directors International Professional Association. Ms. Skov holds a Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of Arizona and also has her Human Resources Management Certification from UC, San Diego.