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  • 10 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew M.
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Metroplex did a super job writing 3 resumes and 2 cover letters. They just didn't turn out the resumes they used my input to fine tune each one for my exact needs. When you compare prices for what they did for me I doubt you will find a more professional service. Ann and Phil put a lot of work into my resumes and they are worth every penny!

  • 48 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
Brian J.
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Larry assisted me with writing my resume and he was truly amazing, and helpful. Prior to leaving the military, and then again after I retired, I've had a few people look over my resume. None came close to the product Larry produced for me. He was professional, articulate, focused and the final product was very well written, concise and extremely well written and organized. He spent a lengthy amount of his own time, as well as working with me, to ensure every segment of my professional career was covered in the final document. He is also quality gentleman and for that, and for his assistance, I owe him my gratitude.

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Coaching by Samara
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
William J.
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Samara has a unique and humble skill set. Samara listens while you tell your story, asks the pertinent questions develops an outline then continually refines until the desired outcome is achieved. Loved her challenge to put my resume out to others and honestly accept critique. I have lead a fortune 300 company for 20years, Soo glad to have Samara help me in the next season of leadership. AWESOME!

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  • 33 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kim S.
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My family has used Karen for writing and editing for over eight years. She has also taught several of my now adult children in composition. She is very professional and at the same time patient and kind. We have witnessed her editing skills countless times, and always with great results. Highly recommend!

  • 32 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Manan P.
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If you are looking for fast and professional editing, Jay is the person for you! He is extremely prompt via phone or email. I had used his help for my medical school essays, and he made sure all my responses were grammatically correct and enjoyable to read. If you are utilizing your writing to further your career, I highly suggest hiring Jay to ensure perfectness on your application. Thank you Jay, and I hope your services help many more like me! Feedback: I would have liked it more if you could have given more suggestions to improve the essay by editing/rephrasing the sentences.

  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
James H.
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Worked side by side with Melanie on various projects, including writing and promotion. Her work was supreme: top notch. It consistently exceeded expectations.

Andria Flores
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Roger L.
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Andria Flores stands out among professionals as one of the most conscientious of clients and coworkers. A professional relationship that begin with her as my client soon inspired me to bring her onto my publishing team. Smart and efficient, and equally warm and supportive, Andria earned her spot as one of the best people with whom I’ve ever worked.

Saida S.
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Your resume writing service is really exceptional! Your writer Victoria was very nice, fast and an effective. She did an outstanding job! Thank you!

Effective Writing Services
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Daniel J.
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    I needed an essay reviewed for grammar. Fair price and quick turnaround. I would use Effective Writing agaon.

    Writing Services
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Elaine A.
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      Excellent service and help! Emperatriz was very professional and also easy to work with. I needed help modifying my resume and she work very closely with me during the whole process. I will definitely use this service again and highly recommend her services.

      • 9 years in business
      • 4 hires on Thumbtack
      Ashley H.
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      My overall experience with Bridges Career Services, LLC had been amazing. My resume looks awesome and I already had a TON on job opportunities open up for me since posting it! It did take a little time for my resume to be completed but once I emailed Camron, he responded right back and completed my resume within 2 hours of his reply! And honestly, my resume is awesome so I'm glad I waited. :)

      EWC
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Virginia H.
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        Emily Walsh's resume writing helped me get my current job! Updating your resume can be a daunting task when you decide to begin looking for a new job. Thanks to Emily and her amazing writing skills, I was able to focus on looking for jobs instead of spending countless hours and the stress of resume writing. Highly recommend working with Emily. I will definitely be working with her again when I need my resume updated!

        Launch to Life
        5.0
        from 1 review
        • 1 hire on Thumbtack
        Bushra A.
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        I wish I can find words worth enough to describe his work. Tyler listens to your needs and customizes your resume according to them. Not only Tyler is professional writing resumes, but also he helps you uncover your strengths to employers. Tyler responded within 24 hours to deliver my resume with the best work quality ever. When he promises a date, he fulfills to his promise with punctuality and great value. I recommended him to my friends and family. I dealt in the past with resume writers, but none are comparable to Tyler's work. He is the best.

        About

        I am a seasoned recruiter with 10 years of experience recruiting in a wide range of industries. I help candidates prepare their resumes so that they can get the best result in their job search. Everyone, no matter what career level, needs a second set of eyes. My recruiting industry background includes IT, executive management, accounting and finance, retail, restaurant, administrative and clerical, manufacturing, engineering, and more.

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        I hold a degree in English, and I am currently in my seventh year teaching high school English. Writing is my absolute passion! Editing is like washing dishes after cooking; it isn't always fun must be done. I would love to help you with your editing or writing needs.

        • 5 years in business
        About

        Writing to Live .. Living to Write. Passion to create and love expressing that passion using grammatical imagery. Fiction writing, non-fiction, article writing, business writings, essay, short stories, poetry, song lyrics and editing. Completing first novel, "BeforeDawn". Novel will be approx. 70,000 - 75,000 words.

        About

        My specialty is transforming complicated topics into easily understandable information, as follows: benefits materials, requests for proposals, etc., as well as interviewing people for features, blog posting, etc. I'm schooled in AP style and am a meticulous proofreader/editor. Be assured that Geyer Communications will give clients what they want to fit their needs.

        About

        I am a published and proficient writer looking to do writing and editing for clients. I have experience as the past Editor-in-Chief of two separate publications and am currently getting my graduate degree in creative writing.

        About

        Acuperium is your mental whetstone. We focus on refining your words, ideas, and possessions. Whether personal or professional, we can sharpen your ideas, crystallize your ideas, and streamline your life. Services offered: writing, editing, organizing.

        About

        I am a Choral, theater, and music geek that loves to write stories, sing songs and record them, and do peer editing. I live locally in the Fort Worth area and would like to work with anyone who needs something such as a resume written, essay peer edited, as song sung, or some stories be done.

        About

        I have a very analytical and creative way of thinking in regards to writing commercial copy helping target the audience in question. With my predominant background in radio, I enjoy the challenge of selling a product or view point that you can neither see nor touch in new creative ways. I want to make your dream come alive with words painting a picture in your head.

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