About Us

No-one matches our level of technical or keyword optimisation expertise.

Horizon Resume Solutions writes premium quality resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn pages, technical website content, capability statements, position descriptions, and leadership profiles for the oil and gas, mining and minerals processing, civil infrastructure, and renewable energy sectors. Our expertise is built on 18.5 years of senior in-house and agency recruitment experience on a global scale, and 8 years of dedicated writing for the energy and resources sector.

We have a very special talent for writing outstanding job application documents and technical website content that convert to more calls backs, interviews, direct approaches, and business opportunities. Our client reviews reflect this. We are passionate about ensuring that your resume contains the necessary keywords to get you through ATS’s (Applicant Tracking Systems), and presents you in the best possible way to gain the attention of time poor recruiters who can easily miss out on shortlisting ideal candidates on account of a less than optimally crafted resume.

We’ve helped thousands of industry professionals create premium quality resumes and technical content that clearly define their value proposition, so they get the interviews, direct approaches or business they truly desire.

When you use Horizon Resume Solutions to write your resume, cover letter, LinkedIn page, website content, capability statement, position descriptions or leadership profiles, you’re assured to get the best content and formatting that money can buy.

Chris Cannard is the Owner and Writer for Horizon Resume Solutions. In addition to running the business since 2014, he’s had a 18.5 years in senior recruiter roles in the oil and gas, mining, refining, construction, power generation, supply chain and logistics sectors, including 6.5 years with Rio Tinto Alcan (Gove Operations), Lihir Gold, QGC (QCLNG), Origin Energy (APLNG and Generation), and Senex Energy. It’s this internal recruitment experience that sets Chris apart from most other resume writers, because he actually comes from the industry.

Chris has exceptional technical recruitment knowledge across Greenfield and Brownfield construction projects and operations (site and corporate) encompassing C-Suite executives, line managers, all engineering and trades disciplines, cranes and rigging, project managers, project engineers, contracts and procurement, project controls, HSSE, QA/QC, land access, HR, finance, legal, operators, and more.

Chris is also a keyword optimisation specialist. He is the only resume writer in Australia to have actually been on internal implementation and training teams for 2 of the biggest and best systems in the world (PageUp and Taleo), and he managed them daily for many years. Chris has intimate hands-on expertise in these and other ATS’s, knows the types of keyword search templates actually used, and has the technical knowledge to bring it all together to ensure your documents are properly keyword optimised for your particular industry.

Our Services


Resume Writing Service

Premium quality resumes that clearly define your value proposition, so you get the interviews you truly desire.


We provide a comprehensive, obligation-free and 100% confidential health check of your resume. Click the button below to get yours now!


Cover Letter Writing

We provide premium quality Cover Letters that get you the interviews you truly desire.


We know how to create cover letters that assist in getting you call-backs and interviews.

LinkedIn Profile Writing

Premium quality LinkedIn Profiles  so you get the approaches by recruiters that you truly desire.


We know how to make your LinkedIn page shine to your best advantage.

That's not all we do!

Our services are for individuals and business operators in the energy and resources sectors.

From intensive one to one interview coaching to writing exceptional technical content for Websites, Position Descriptions or Capability Statements that support your business growth goals, Horizon Resume Solutions is the best in the business.

Getting an interview is one thing, but nailing the interview is something else entirely.

Chris Cannard (our Owner) is a certified “DDI Targeted Selection Administrator,” which means he’s professionally trained in behavioural-based interviewing techniques using STAR (Situation, Task, Action and Result) questions to ascertain real-life examples of candidate backgrounds. He’s trained teams and individual recruiters in Rio Tinto, QGC and Origin Energy, and he’s personally conducted thousands of interviews throughout his career.

Website Content & Capability Statement writing for engineering, construction, project management, projects controls, and HSE contractors & consultants.

Our level of technical industry expertise, combined with the industry relationships we’ve built over many years has resulted in us writing premium quality content, including detailed Capability Statements and key employee profiles/bio’s for company websites.

Leadership Team Profiles for tender submissions, so our clients get the business development opportunities they truly desire.

Ensuring your leaders are profiled with honesty and integrity is key, but there should be a flair behind it so that it is engaging for your audience. We’ve written full resume and 1-page bio’s for C-Suite Executives, MD’s, VP’s, Regional GM’s, BU Managers, Engineering Managers, and more.

Position Descriptions that clearly define role deliverables, so your employees have clarity of responsibilities and expectations.

Whether it’s a C-Suite Executive, Line Manager, Superintendent, Supervisor, Engineer, Tradesperson, Production Technician, Operator/Maintainer Crane Operator, Rigger, Scaffolder, Project Manager, Contracts Administrator, Procurement Officer, Planner/Scheduler, Estimator, HSSE Advisor, QA/QC Inspector, Land Access Advisor, HR Advisor, or something else, we’ve got you covered.