Marc Cenedella


Marc Cenedella is the Founder of Ladders, Inc., the home of $100K+ careers, and Leet Resumes: “Great professional resumes written for free, tips appreciated.”


He is the author of seven Amazon Careers #1 bestsellers, including Ladders Resume Guide and Ladders Interviews Guide. He is also the author of American Ambition, one of the largest culture newsletters on Substack.


A nationally renowned thought leader on careers, career management and recruiting, Marc is frequently sought out by national media organizations for his expert commentary on employment, resumes, the job search and the job market.


He has been profiled in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Wired, and Businessweek, appeared on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, and Bloomberg. He has spoken at Harvard, Yale, Penn, Columbia and other universities.


Previously, Marc was a Senior Vice President at, where he served as lead on its sale to Yahoo in 2002 for $436 million.


Hailing from Fredonia, New York, Marc holds an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was named a Baker Scholar, as well as a B.A. in Political Science from Yale College.