Our Philosophy

At Right Resumes & Career Coaching, we believe every individual has the RIGHT to discover their career interests and values in order to determine their RIGHT industry, occupation and career path for professional success and fulfillment. Moreover, every job seeker needs exceptional and individualized marketing documents in order to get noticed by employers. Lastly, every professional can use career coaching concerning major career decisions to help them maintain their brand and advance their career.  Careers are not made - they are built!

About Me

Dr. Lakeisha Mathews is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) and has been trained in the Federal Job Search process including Federal resume writing. She is the owner and primary coach for Right Resumes & Career Coaching LLC.  With over fifteen years of experience in the career development industry, Lakeisha enjoys helping job seekers of all experience levels uncover their passions and sharpen their professional image. Dr. Mathews holds a Ed.D in Higher Education Leadership from Wilmington University and served as President of the National Career Development Association in 2022.

Lakeisha's accomplishments include:

  • Co-author, Find Your Fit
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator, certified
  • Strong Interest Inventory, certified
  • Teaching Ettiquette to Professionals, certified
  • Workplace Excellence Series Facilitator, certified
  • Certified Career Services Provider, certified
  • NCDA Trustee, Higher Education Career Counselors and Specialists
  • Past-President, Maryland Career Development Association
  • Leadership Academy, National Career Development Association



Right Resumes & Career Coaching works with a variety of clients in a broad spectrum of industries including healthcare, business, education, federal and state and technology: 

  • Mid-level Professionals
  • Middle Management Professionals
  • Executives
  • Entry-Level Candidates
  • Career Changers
  • Federal Job Seekers



Working with career coach, Lakeisha Mathews, was an eye-opening life-changing experience.  With her professional expertise, Mrs. Mathews helped me to answer the tough questions while always remaining compassionate about my well-being.  With her resume writing, I was able to land my job where I am now on course for a management position." --A. Speaks, Business Management Professional

"Your input was extremely helpful! I think my resume is much better now after listening to your suggestions.  I'm very satisfied with the quality and the expediency of your work and will definitely recommend you to any of my friends who are in the same boat as me!" --A. Sandler, Human Services Professional

Prior to enlisting resume assistance with Right Resumes I was not receiving the calls back for interviews that I expected. Through the resume services of Right Resumes I have currently received referral letters from five government agencies and have went on to interview with three and offered a government position.  Working with Lakeisha Mathews was a pleasant experience, she was able to work around my schedule and provide the resume assistance and services that I needed to further my career--Candis W.

I am reaching out to thank you again for helping me with my resume and my LinkedIn account. It made a big difference and got me noticed and landed me the opportunity to begin a career in pharmaceutical sales!!   --P. Reyes

The resume service you provided helped me to land a promotion at my current employer.  So, thank you very much. I am grateful.   --S. Brown   
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