Robin Ryan is a Career Counselor, Speaker, and Bestselling Author

About Robin

Robin Ryan is America's Top Career Expert
“Robin Ryan is America’s Top Career Expert” – Los Angeles Times

The Boston Globe calls Robin Ryan America’s top Job Search Expert. If you are looking for help with your career, call on Robin Ryan.

The media frequently calls on Robin to offer her expertise. She’s appeared on over 3200 TV and Radio shows including Oprah, Dr Phil, NBC Nightly News, CNN, and NPR. Her advice has been seen on the pages of the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, Forbes, and Money, just to name a few.

ABC NEWS SAYS, Robin Ryan has the inside track on how to get hired. Robin spends many of her days working in her busy career counseling practice where she offers career and job search services to clients nationwide including resume writing, LinkedIn writing, and interview coaching. Robin has had over 30 years of direct hiring experience and has an extensive HR background.

HR Weekly named Robin Ryan as one of The 100 Most Influential People In HR for 2021.

A popular trainer and speaker, Robin’s high-energy style, coupled with her informative and engaging message has had her in front of over 1200 audiences. She’s been a keynote speaker at numerous national and regional conferences, and is often in front of association members, employee groups, or seen on college campuses talking to alumni and student groups. She is a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences teaching HR professionals and recruiters how to advance their own careers, along with other trending topics.

A #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, Robin has written eight career books including:

  • 60 Seconds & You’re Hired!
  • Over 40 & You’re Hired!
  • Retirement Reinvention
  • Winning Cover Letters
  • What to Do with the Rest of Your Life
  • Soaring on Your Strengths
  • Winning Resumes


She is also a weekly columnist for Forbes.com.

Robin Ryan holds a master’s degree in counseling and education from Suffolk University and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Boston College. She is the former Director of Counseling Services at the University of Washington.