I’m Martin Buckland. I Help Executives Achieve Their Career Aspirations.

martin buckland career coach

“As an executive career coach, I’m here to guide you through the challenges, ignite your potential, and empower you to reach new heights. Embrace the power within you, dare to dream bigger, and let your ambitions soar. Together, we will unlock the doors to success, new opportunities that perhaps you haven’t thought about and make your executive journey an extraordinary one”

Martin Buckland, an Executive Career Management Practitioner, Principal of Elite Resumes, is one of the world’s leading authorities on highly effective executive resume/CV writing, high-impact cover letters,
successful job-search strategies, executive coaching, personal branding, interview tutoring and social media
career strategies. He has many years of training, experience, professional development and industry
knowledge. Tap into his elite network of key human resources, executive search firm and placement contacts. 

He is renowned as a fierce networker. Connecting his clients to key career influencers.


I know the right questions to dig deep into your career, unearth your brand value, and market your differentiators.

Martin is an engaging, compelling and powerful speaker with an interesting personal story as a past member of several international Police Services including the renowned London Metropolitan Police, Scotland Yard and as an Anti-Terrorism Detective. Then, as happens to many of us, his career took an interesting and highly successful turn in 1993 when he launched Elite Resumes, one of today’s highly recognizable and sought-after professional executive career management services. 

Martin knows what it is like to transition professions and industries.

Since launching his business, Martin has attracted a global clientele from 73 countries as one of the world’s leading authorities in executive resume / CV, cover letter writing, career coaching, executive coaching, job search strategies, personal branding, interview preparation, and as a leading social media career strategist.

He is highly regarded within many global EMBA business schools as an EMBA Career Coach and has strong relationships with prominent and international executive recruiting firms. His extensive database of senior executives is used to source candidates by Executive Recruiters.


My mission is to empower executives to unlock their full potential, achieve their career aspirations, lead with purpose, and enjoy their job. ​


My vision is to be the leading provider of global executive career coaching services, renowned for our exceptional expertise, personalized approach, and transformative impact. ​


Martin Buckland, Principal of Elite Resumes, is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Certified Personal Branding Strategist (CPBS), Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC), Certified Employment Interview Professional (CEIP), Certified Job Search Trainer (CJST) and Co-Pilot Executive Coach. He is the resume expert for several organizations including Monster and Netshare and the sole facilitator for Senior ExecuNet. For a number of years, he facilitated ExecuNet’s networking meetings in Toronto and Montreal. 

He currently holds the following certifications:

Certified Professional Resume Writer
Co-Pilot Executive Coach
Certified Job & Career Transition Coach
Certified Job Search Trainer
Certified Personal Branding Strategist

Certified Employment Interview Professional
Online Professional Networking Strategist
Microblogging Career Strategist
Social Networking Career Strategist
Certified Social Media Career Strategist

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