FRANKLIN BUCHANAN FOUNDER, POST-UP CAREERS
Franklin Buchanan is a Career Consultant and Corporate Facilitator with more than 13 years of experience in talent acquisition. A seasoned and skilled resume writer and career counselor, Franklin has the unique advantage of having spent his career working with both candidates and the people who make hiring decisions – bringing a unique perspective of what employers are looking for in a candidate today. Working with candidates and hiring managers throughout all industries, his clients have ranged from Fortune 500 companies to mom-and-pop shops – and he has made thousands of successful placements for the top staffing companies globally.
After starting his career in politics, he quickly took an opportunity in the recruiting industry –spending more than a decade working with industry leaders including Kelly Services, FGP International and Aerotek. He founded Post Up Careers in 2014 – offering personalized career management services for professionals at every stage of their careers. Working across a wide range of industries, he specializes in building the personal brand and competitive advantage of his clients – helping today’s job-seekers realize their career aspirations through customized solutions that leverage his unique background as both a recruiter and career consultant. In addition to his staffing experience, Franklin also spent several years in business development for nonprofit, economic development initiatives focused on private-public partnerships.
Over the past few years, Franklin has grown Post Up Careers from freelance resume-writing services to now offering comprehensive job search assistance. With his many years of industry experience, he helps people navigate the complex and overwhelming hiring process – creating personalized solutions for each client and helping with all facets of today’s job searches. Working closely with each individual, he provides a unique blend of personalized services for each client, and has proven experience helping clients revamp their resume, develop a personal brand, navigate the job market, prepare for interviews, and negotiate a salary.
A dynamic speaker with a keen eye, and unique perspective, for what today’s job seekers need to know in today’s changing job market, Franklin is frequently sought out by the media for his insight into career advice and how candidates can secure the jobs they want. He has been featured in a number of local South Carolina magazines, including LocalBiz Magazine and Palmetto Bella, and appears in a monthly career advice segment on The Donna Drake Show, a weekly national television and digital series featuring interviews with celebrity entertainers, sports legends, top journalists, business moguls, authors, motivational speakers and top professionals in many fields. Outside of work, he is also a youth basketball coach and a fan of everything Carolina Gamecocks.