About Riklan Resources

Riklan Resources is a leading career management company assisting clients in the New Jersey & New York City metropolitan area and globally. Founded by Michelle A. Riklan in 2000, the company offers outplacement services, corporate training, HR consulting, individual career services (resumes, interview prep, job search strategy) and a variety of management and leadership services.

Riklan Resources has earned a reputation for helping clients set clear career paths and overcome obstacles to land their dream jobs. If quality is important to you, you can view a sampling of our resumes and see if our work meets your standards. You can read about our clients’ rewarding experiences when working with Michelle on the testimonials page.

Riklan Resources, LLC. is certified as a women’s business enterprise through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US.

We recognize the commitment to supplier diversity that is embraced by corporations and government agencies today, and we can add diversity to your supply chain.

Riklan Resources LLC. provides Outplacement Services, Individual Career Services, Professional Resume Writing, and Corporate Training and Development.

How We Work

We prepare, guide, and coach our clients for win-win situations by carefully assessing individual and corporate service needs and collaborating with our clients to develop effective strategies to achieve their goals. Whether your project is a resume, coaching package, or large corporate training program, we guarantee individualized attention and positive results.

What to Expect

When you partner with Riklan Resources, you can expect the following results:

  • Resumes that land on the top of the pile!
  • Coaching that puts you ahead of the competition.
  • Training that ensures career advancement.

Contact Us

Contact us if you have any questions about our services and how Riklan Resources can help you land your dream job!

Michelle A. Riklan, Managing Director

Michelle Riklan, Founder, Riklan ResourcesMichelle A. Riklan holds a B.A. in Theatre, English Literature and Speech Communications from Hofstra University. While beginning her corporate career, she pursued and completed a M.A. in Speech and Interpersonal Communications from New York University where she also served as an Instructor in Voice and Diction/Public Speaking. Utilizing her education and presentation skills, she continued a career path in Human Resource Management. Her generalist background is all inclusive, but her areas of expertise include employment, employee relations and training and development.

With a combined 25 years of in-house corporate and targeted consulting experience, Michelle services large corporations as well as small businesses and individuals in all aspects of human resources and career management. As a consultant, she has had the opportunity to work in a wide range of industries including advertising, publishing, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, E-commerce and much more.


certificateMichelle is an internationally recognized, award winning resume writer and a member of several prestigious career, training, and resume writing organizations. The resources and support afforded by being a member if this industry/community is plentiful and allow her clients to reap the benefits of these affiliations. Resumes created at Riklan Resumes are unique, tailored for each individual client and receive the individualized attention that such a service deserves.

As a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Certified Employment Interview Consultant (CEIC), Michelle has written hundreds of resumes and coached clients through all phases of the job search. Her resumes get results!

As a trainer and facilitator, Michelle provides her corporate clients with multiple options for engaging and interactive programs. Her positive reputation has been earned by her ability to work with organizations to identify their training needs, and to then deliver customized training that has an affirmative impact for both the employees and the company.

Michelle’s training as a DISC administrator and Myers-Briggs assessment administrator is a benefit to her clients to gain insight into a person’s behavioral style, which impacts a client’s chosen career path. She works with her clients to identify specific talents, capitalize on a client’s talents and his/her potential and continuing value to an organization and offers tools to improve interpersonal skills and interviewing performance.


Michelle is a proud member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), Professional Association of Resume Writers/Career Coaches (PARW/CC), The National Resume Writers’ Association (NRWA), National Career Development Association, (NCDA) Career Thought Leaders (CTL), and Career Directors International (CDI).