Niya Allen is a nationally certified résumé writer, career transition coach, author, and owner of the premier résumé writing service, Résumé Newbie, based in New York City. Résumé Newbie provides career branding for professionals and business trailblazers.
Starting off as an actress and creative writer, Niya has leveraged her artistic training to design unique career stories that weave together life’s puzzle pieces that don’t make sense. She equips professionals with customized corporate branding materials and coaching blueprints designed to guide them from simply having a job to pay the bills to a purposeful career.
Niya has helped hundreds of job-seekers with her books, “Stop The Résumé Madness Training Guide”, “Feel Fierce & Get Hired Interview Prep Guide”, and the latest release “Get the Job: Secrets of a Professional Résumé Writer” created to give job seekers an affordable tool to revamp their own résumés and cover letters without a pricey professional.
Her work has been published on top career websites and resource guides due to her distinct voice and approach.
She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, which is an invitation-only membership for the country’s best career and business coaches. Niya holds 3 distinguished industry-based career certifications, Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC), Credentialed Career Manager (CCM), and is one of approximately 60 Nationally Certified Resume Writers (NCRWs).
As a speaker, Niya brings her experience and infectious energy to every audience. Inspirational, motivational and sometimes surprising, her tell-it-like-it-is attitude is a refreshing approach to resume writing, winning interview strategies, career branding, and business success.
Additionally, she serves as a volunteer for Dress for Success, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women to achieve economic independence by providing network support, professional attire, and career training.