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Point Road Group is a global personal branding and consulting firm that helps executives and companies make powerful impressions.

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Making a powerful impression is critical.

Point Road Group ensures you have a strong personal brand to make it happen!

Individual Client Services

Point Road Group provides personal branding and career consulting services for C-suite executives, senior leaders and experienced professionals. Our strategic and personalized approach helps you establish a strong personal brand, communicate your value and make powerful impressions to achieve your professional goals.

Job Seeker Essentials

You need more than a good resume to stand out from the competition when looking for a job. Our comprehensive program ensures you make powerful impressions on potential employers and business contacts from every angle. This includes career strategy, creation of a high-impact resume and LinkedIn profile and guidance on how to articulate your value when networking and interviewing. Covering best practices for all aspects of the job search, we ensure you have a strong plan to pursue your next position and the support to get started.

A fast-track version of this package is also available.

Services may include:

  • Career strategy
  • Resume & LinkedIn profile creation
  • Job search, networking & interviewing guidance
  • 1 month of strategic support
Career & Personal Brand Consulting

When you want immediate help with specific personal branding and career challenges, our hourly consulting provides the focused attention you need. We provide high-impact personalized guidance, strategies and action items to achieve your goals. A two-hour minimum is required for the initial session and if you’d like follow-up sessions, they can be scheduled on a one or two-hour basis.

Areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Career strategy & job search advising
  • Resume, bio and LinkedIn profile review
  • Networking guidance
  • LinkedIn assistance
  • Interview preparation
  • Job offer & salary negotiation
Resume & LinkedIn Profile Assessment

For those who want to optimize their current resume and LinkedIn profile to pursue jobs, board roles and other opportunities immediately, this expert evaluation offers strategic feedback and valuable recommendations that you can implement quickly.

Services include:

  • Comprehensive review & assessment of existing resume & LinkedIn profile
  • Strategic, actionable recommendations to strengthen your materials
Boardroom Readiness

When considering a board search, how you market and present yourself is different from the way you would for a job search. Whether you’ve served as a director or would like to become one, we offer a variety of services that can help.

Services may include:
  • Personal brand assessment as a board candidate
  • LinkedIn profile, bio & resume creation
  • Networking guidance
  • Referral to a comprehensive program on becoming a board director
Personal Brand Optimization

Strengthening your personal brand – focusing on both your online & in-person presence – is beneficial when developing business, working with clients, pursuing speaking engagements, positioning yourself as an expert & thought leader or seeking job or board opportunities. We look at your personal brand from every perspective to ensure you make powerful impressions in every business situation.

We offer basic and premium versions.

Services may include:

  • Comprehensive personal brand assessment
  • Strategic & actionable plan for improvement
  • Implementation guidance & support
  • LinkedIn profile, bio & resume creation
  • Guidance to strengthen in-person & digital presence
Interview Preparation

When interviewing for a job, preparation is key. Our strategic guidance and support will boost your confidence, helping to differentiate you from the competition so you receive an offer. This is important whether you haven’t looked for a job in years (or ever), are pivoting in a new direction or targeting a specific job.

We offer general and position-specific preparation.

Services may include:

  • Research on companies, stakeholders, employees, jobs
  • Interview strategies, mock interviewing & question preparation
  • Follow-up best practices (including thank-you emails)
  • Advice on reference preparation/management
  • Guidance on job offer evaluation & salary negotiation
Executive Coaching

As an executive, you have limited time and opportunity to devote to your own leadership development. Many organizations assume that once executives reach the senior level, they have all of the skills and guidance they need. Professional development should always be ongoing and we help continue on your path.

Our executive coaching will help you:
  • Improve self-awareness & executive presence
  • Communicate with impact
  • Clarify professional & development goals
  • Unlock leadership potential
  • Improve collaboration & team engagement to drive outcomes
  • Expand network & knowledge base
  • Tackle challenges with an impartial sounding board
Referral Network

Drawing from our relationships with service providers in related areas of personal branding that meet our standards of quality, professionalism and customer service, we can provide referrals to:

  • Headshot photographer
  • Stylist
  • Presentation coach
  • Creative designer
  • Video producer
Ready to get started? Contact us

Corporate Services

Point Road Group helps companies make powerful brand impressions through their people. We work with private companies, Fortune 500 clients, start-ups, professional associations and nonprofits.

Whether you’re:

  • taking your business to the next level
  • increasing business development & sales efforts
  • seeking investors or buyers
  • expanding into new geographies
  • are pre/post M&A or IPO
  • going through business transformation
  • have new leadership
  • or any other scenario where you’re paying close attention to how your people impact your company brand, we can help!

We lead personal branding engagements and LinkedIn training & optimization for leadership teams, departments and entire companies. We also design and deliver workshops and presentations on personal branding, LinkedIn, networking, communications and career advancement. Services are also available for senior leaders and teams in transition. We also provide executive coaching.

Companies We've Worked With
Presentations & Workshops

We partner with you to create customized on-site or video-based presentations & workshops that align with and support your organization’s needs and goals. We incorporate our deep knowledge and best practices for industries, functional areas, job levels and group makeup.

View our most popular program descriptions here.

Popular topics:

  • Making Powerful Impressions
  • Taking LinkedIn To The Next Level
  • LinkedIn 101
  • Networking For Business Success
  • Communicating More Effectively
Personal Branding For Executive Teams

In partnership with your executive team, we help strengthen the personal brand of each leader. Considering organizational strategy, goals and audiences, we ensure that the team — altogether and as individuals — represents your organization and corporate brand more effectively, with consistent presentation and messaging.

Services may include:

  • Individual personal brand assessments with strategic, actionable recommendations
  • Material creation (executive bios, LinkedIn profiles)
  • Referrals to ancillary services (headshot photographer, stylist, presentation coach, creative designer, video producer)
Executive Coaching

Effective leaders are engaged, flexible and inspire others. While they focus on advancing the company and it’s people, how much time to they devote to their own development? Many organizations assume that senior level executives have all the skills they need, yet professional development is ongoing and shouldn’t stop because of a title. We help your leaders continue to adapt and grow, and maximize their leadership potential.

Our executive coaching can help your leaders:

  • Improve self-awareness & executive presence
  • Clarify development goals & refine strategies to achieve objectives
  • Align their personal brand with positioning
  • Strengthen communication skills
  • Tackle challenges with an impartial sounding board
Corporate LinkedIn Optimization

This dynamic program helps your organization, department or team strengthen its company and employee brand presence to provide a competitive advantage and stronger brand in the marketplace.

Program may include:

  • Optimization or creation of LinkedIn company page
  • Presentations on how to create strong personal profiles, engage with content & take LinkedIn usage to the next level
  • Individual guidance for employees to optimize their personal profiles
  • Creation of LinkedIn profiles for selected staff (e.g., executive team, sales leadership)
  • Coordination with photographer for headshots
Customized Outplacement

For executives, employees and organizations in transition, Point Road Group provides customized outplacement services and workshops tailored to your organization’s unique needs. We create a thoughtful program that aligns with your objectives and workplace culture during this challenging time.

  • Workshops and presentations on all aspects of the job search
  • Assessments of transitioning employees resumes, LinkedIn profiles & cover letters
  • Individual career consulting sessions
Ready to get started? Contact us

About Point Road Group

Point Road Group is a global personal branding and consulting firm located in Midtown Manhattan in New York. We work with globally located individual and corporate clients. Point Road Group is the parent brand of Resume Strategists Inc., which was founded in 2004.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide exceptional personal branding that helps people and companies make powerful impressions to achieve their goals.

Why Work With Us

Developing a strong personal brand requires time, energy, strategic thought and effort; it doesn’t happen overnight. Point Road Group makes your brand our priority. We identify, optimize and highlight aspects of your brand that best position you for what you want to achieve professionally. Our expert guidance and dedicated support will help you achieve results more efficiently and effectively.

We use the same personalized and strategic approach when helping companies move their business forward. Our corporate programs, presentations and workshops help individuals, teams and companies better position themselves to meet their goals.

Companies We've Worked With

Your Personal Brand

Your personal brand is the impression you make on others – colleagues, clients, potential employers, business contacts, strategic partners, vendors etc. – so it’s critical to optimize how you position and present yourself.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive our latest personal branding strategies and tips, plus hear about upcoming events. For past articles, visit our blog.

The Founder

Alyssa Gelbard is the Founder and President of Point Road Group. She is a leading expert and speaker on personal branding and career advancement.

Click here for full bio.

The Team

The Point Road Group team puts clients first during all phases of engagement. We have backgrounds in strategic marketing, branding, recruiting, human resources, executive coaching, talent development and academic advising, and experience hiring, interviewing and developing staff.

Our team is committed to helping you or your employees move their careers forward through personalized, professional and confidential services.

Industry Experience
  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Biotechnology
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Products
  • Education/Research
  • Energy/Utilities
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment/Sports
  • Fashion/Beauty
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Health/Nutrition
  • Hospitality
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Medical/Healthcare
  • Military/Law Enforcement
  • Non-profit
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Publishing
  • Public Relations
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
Our Partnerships
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Professional association for senior finance executives

Heimat abroad

Integrated media company supporting German-speaking expats in the US

Accelerates advancement of executive women in business

Upcoming Events

Point Road Group leads presentations and workshops on a variety of topics relating to personal branding and career advancement. We partner with companies, professional associations, nonprofits and universities to develop programs relevant to their audiences. Selected organizations we’ve worked with previously are listed here.

We hope you can join us at one of our upcoming events — click below for more information! Sign up for our newsletter to hear about future events.

Update: Due to community health concerns regarding the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), some Point Road Group events have been postponed or adapted to virtual presentations. Check back regularly for the latest event information.

Our Blog

Point Road Group provides personal branding and career insights to make better impressions and increase your professional visibility to drive business success. Read what’s on our minds and share it with others. Receive our latest articles right in your inbox by signing up for our newsletter!

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Ask The Experts Interview Series

Ask The Experts is our monthly Q&A series featuring leading experts who share insights and advice on topics relating to personal branding and career advancement. Read the articles and watch the videos! Be first to hear about our latest interviews by signing up for our newsletter!

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