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Browse these writing services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Santa Clara.

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  • 20 years in business
  • 681 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lisa E.
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My son is about to graduate from college and with today’s competing job market, I wanted to make sure he started off on the right foot with a good solid job resume. Let’s face it, at 21, the most experience these young adults have in the workforce is limited at best and it’s hard to compete when you can’t translate your skills to real tangible experience. So I began my hunt to find a service that could help me build a resume that could showcase his skills and make him marketable. I did a search on Google and came across a website called “Thumbtack”. Thumbtack asks you to describe your project and they go out and find companies that can provide the service you’re looking for. Low and behold, I was sent 10 or more different companies along with quotes to review. I was immediately drawn to “The Edit Guru”. Rebecca is the owner and was not only very responsive, but she went the extra mile and handled every single little detail from the cover letter, to resume, and finally to his LinkedIn profile. She actually created a new profile for him! My biggest fear throughout this process was that my son would be shy and not great at talking about himself, but with Rebecca’s background and experience, my fears were put to rest. She did an amazing job! I would highly recommend Rebecca, “The Edit Guru” to anyone looking for a new resume or revamping an existing one. Resume writing is an art and she definitely knows how to get the job done in s spectacular fashion. Thank you so much Rebecca for all your hard work!! I'll definitely be back!

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Lisa Franklin, Career Coach
5.0
from 57 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tamara P.
Verified review

Lisa is an extraordinary career coach and resume writer. Due to a career change, I needed assistance re-writing and re-focusing my resume. Lisa was extremely helpful; she asked well-thought out questions which helped me to clarify where I wanted to go and what I wanted to highlight as part of my resume. She truly helped me to re-brand myself. Lisa is highly professional, personable and easy to work and communicate with. She took all my input and produced a wonderfully written and designed resume that will help me embark on my new career path. Her turn-around time was amazing, too. Within two days of contacting her, I had a brand-new resume in hand! I highly recommend Lisa's services to anyone who is in need of a career coach!!

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Strategic Transformations
5.0
from 54 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Karen Y.
Verified review

So far things are going well. Rita asked me many questions and is in the preliminary stages of writing a resume draft.

Top Pro
  • 4 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Blake C.
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Jill's Resume Writing Service was phenomenal. She turned my jumbled resume into a polished gem. I put the resume to use 2 days ago and have already begun to receive callbacks. I would recommend her to any friends or colleagues looking for help on their resume.

Bernell Editorial Services
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Fritzie N.
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Laura has written articles for the B'nai Israel Newsletter (I am the editor) and did an impressive job on each one. On one project, she interviewed the subject, did other research, and provided our publication with a most interesting and well-written feature article. I have also reviewed several of her published articles and have been impressed with both the quality of her writing and, her ability to tell a story effectively. She is creative in her approach to a project, combining a presentation of the information with a dramatic flair when it is appropriate.

Jeff Hoffman
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Karen S.
Verified review

Jeff was fantastic. He is knowledgeable, and very easy to work with. He met a quick turnaround (10 days) deadline to edit my book for content, structure, and grammar. I would recommend him, and will definitely use him again for future projects! As an author, I was seeking an editor who would work with my voice to bring it out more - not change it. Jeff brought a great balance of clarity and direction, while balancing and polishing my voice - not inserting his. After interviewing two other editors and working with one in the past, this seems a rarer commodity than it sounds. His fees are also comparable to industry competitors, and reasonable. I will definitely use Jeff again for future editing and feedback about my writing!

Dilithium Consulting
3.6
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Olivia S.
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Steve's rework of my resume, and the cover letters that he provided, are excellent. His turnaround was fast. He was helpful with additional tips on how to approach today's job market. Thank you Steve!

Empowered Students
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jerry G.
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Rani helps me with my vocabulary and writing techniques

Black Dot Writing, LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Doug R.
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Kate is an incredibly talented editor. She's fast, friendly and catches all those little annoying mistakes that otherwise would slip through the cracks. I highly recommend Kate and Black Dot Writing!

  • 14 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Wing P.
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Marc did a fantastic job writing the copy for our app. Very easy to work with. Shared useful insights as well. Highly recommended!

Amanda M.
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I was referred to Kaitlin from a coworker who spoke very highly of her and the resume writing and editing services she provided. He received a promotion earlier in the year after working with Kaitlin on his resume and job application materials. I was in the process of applying for a promotion at work and felt my resume, cover letter, and supplemental questions needed some improvements. I contacted Kaitlin and she responded immediately. I had less than a week to meet the deadline to submit my application materials and Kaitlin was available to meet with me several times. I was so appreciative that she could find the time to work with me on such short notice. It was very easy to communicate with her via phone, Skype, and email while we worked on the editing process remotely. I had a very pleasant experience working with Kaitlin. She is very professional, easy to work with, has great writing and editing skills, and will provide you with wonderful guidance throughout the entire process. Kaitlin also provided me with the confidence to do well in the interview process. After reviewing past job experiences in detail and working on a few writing assignments Kaitlin assigned, I was able to identify what I should highlight during my interviews. I walked out of both interviews feeling very confident in myself. After going through the interview process I received great news that I received the promotion! There is no doubt in my mind that a big part of being promoted was due to Kaitlin’s help! I couldn’t have done it without her. I highly recommend Kaitlin’s writing and editorial consulting services to anyone looking for help with their resume and job application materials.

SAT Tutoring
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa I.
Verified review

Ellie tutored my daughter Jessica for several months for the writing and reading sections of the SAT. Jessica learned grammar and vocabulary that she had not been taught in high school and she learned speed reading with greater comprehension. As a bonus, Jessica felt her newly learned writing skills carried over to better grades in High School classes and improved her college application essays. Jessica really appreciated the opportunity to work with Ellie to gain the confidence to perform well on the SAT. As a result, Jessica earned a very high score on the SAT and was accepted to the University of California in San Diego. I highly recommend Ellie as a tutor for the SAT.

A. Morten
4.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
CJ M.
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She is great at her experience and is very resourceful at the work she provides. Would use her service support again in the near future.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jo B.
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I have received many comments and emails complimenting my writing skills which I attribute directly to working with Dr. Steinberger.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mary J.
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Darya is great! She helped me prep for the verbal section on the GMAT. She was really patient and taught me very useful tips. She created a in depth study plan that addressed my weakness and kept me motivated. I would totally recommend her.

  • New on Thumbtack
Theresa S.
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Clients: Delta Airlines & American Express Serene has been such a pleasure to collaborate with on multiple projects at Epsilon/Solutionset. Strategic, smart and well composed, she is always one step ahead as she is continuously thinking about the big picture, the overarching consumer experience and brand voice. She is an excellent communicator, and if under crazy stressful deadlines or multitasking (which happens quite often), she always delivers with perfection and wit. We are perfect balance between left brain-right brain. Together we create a cohesive story evoking inspiration through messaging, strategy and design on every project.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

I write, produce and emcee team trivia contests. These are terrific fundraising events for non-profit organizations, schools, Rotary Clubs and other groups. Quizzes of 60, 80, or 100 questions available. Best for teams of as little as 3-6 people per team or as many as 8-10 per team. These are a LOT of fun and the questions include audio and visual examples on all subjects: Sports, movies and TV, geography, history, music, current events, literature and more.

  • New on Thumbtack
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My work combines my extensive experience in a wide range of venues, from magazine editing to web content to iPad copy. I am also a published author, produced screenwriter, and copywriter for national retailers.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I take the time to understand my clients 1) career goals, 2) ideal characteristics of their next job, and 3) their expertise to best tell their story and value through their resume. I am a experienced professional in the tech industry myself. I have successfully recruiting in finance and technology and use this expertise to guide your resume writing with real-world results. I have helped both technical and non-technical/business professionals hone their resume to great success at unlocking interviews.

  • New on Thumbtack
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My motto: "Dry" topics don't have to be dull. My areas of expertise and interest: personal finance, small-biz management, urban planning and environmental issues. They're far from boring to cover -- I've tagged along with a Secret Service agent hunting identity theft gangs online, and got my "investing fortune" read by a palm reader/technology consultant. * I was a staff writer for Self, Money and Red Herring magazines. Now as a San Francisco-based freelancer, I write for print and Web publications including Bankrate, AdvisorMax, Edutopia, Harvard Management Update and MSNBC.com. * On the Internet side, I was editor of Quicken.com, covering finance and small-business topics for 2.5 million users. * All the knowledge I've gained has led me to regular corporate writing assignments. Recent clients include Intuit, Cisco Systems, and the University of California. I have worked as an editor for a custom publishing company, working with clients like Comcast and the Credit Union League of California to create magazines and newsletters for their customers. I also write marketing collateral and business strategies for nonprofit organizations. * I also write and edit for nonprofits, most recently The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Ashoka and the University of California.

  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I take pride in my work. I am almost a perfectionist in formatting and making sure an article or any document looks professional when I am finished. I do proofreading and writing/copy writing projects. I am dependable and trustworthy I am experienced in working on the many different projects. Articles Memoirs/Biographies (ghostwrite) Editing, Proofreading, Rewriting, Business/Sales letters, Brochures/Flyers, Personalized Greeting Cards, Newsletters, Resumes, Blogs, and Transcription

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