Technology LinkedIn/Resume Examples

Amazon Web Services AWS – Cloud Computing

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“This team had a direct impact in me obtaining a new job at Amazon Web Services. They wrote a new resume and profile with the latest technology keywords such as AWS, cloud, virtualization, machine learning and IoT. I will continue to recommend them to my colleagues.”

Marvell Semiconductor – Memory Chip Technology

Sample Linkedin Profile Summary Information Techology 2268 600x350“I keep sending you business. Keep going. People love what you do. Karl and the team are extremely smart, competent professionals that are knowledgeable about the technology industry, resumes and how to profit from LinkedIn. He’s a great motivator and team player. This team will be successful at whatever they set out to do.”

Finance & Accounting LinkedIn/Resume Examples

Citizens, Capital One Bank – Credit Card Products

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“I had a great experience with my writer. She was well versed in the terminology of banking and finance and delivered a near perfect resume on the first draft. After one round of edits, she installed my optimized profile. She was responsive and helpful, and the entire process took only a few emails and less than a week.”

Heinz – CFO, Finance & Accounting

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“As the numbers guy, it’s hard to translate my career into words. The team created a resume that emphasized my quantifiable accomplishments, not just a list of tasks. Their optimization and installation of my profile significantly increased views from financial executive recruiters. They helped me land my current role. I recommend their services.”

Health Care LinkedIn/Resume Examples

Aetna – Chief Medical Officer

sample Linkedin-profile summary example health care doctor“Loved this service. I had been avoiding LinkedIn for years; it seemed like I had to learn a platform, then get all my resume info put in–who had the time to do all that? I got by on the shabby minimum–name, e-mail address–for the first year, added a job title, then got too busy. Karl and his team had me up in less than a week with a very nice profile that I can be proud of and they are happy to answer my questions. Then, I can go and tweak things the way I like them. This service is definitely worth it for anyone who needs to get that jump start.”

Massachusetts Hospital – Health Care Quality Metrics

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“They nailed my project on the first draft. I only had two edits. It was worth every penny to use industry professionals to write my story. I like how their format makes it easy for me to customize it for additional situations. In the past, I went the cheap-o route with other services and got nothing of value. My work looked terrific! Thank you so much”

Pharmacy, Medical Device, Biotechnology Examples

Sanofi – Pharmacy, Medical Devices

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“I have seen a noticeable increase in the quantity of views of my profile. As an executive in the pharmaceutical industry, it is critical for me to have a profile that captures the essence of “my story”. My writer created my new profile with efficiency and professionalism. The first draft exceeded my expectations and required little revision. I recommend them to anyone in need of a resume or profile.”

Amgen – Biotechnology, Clinical Research

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“Wow. What a difference. My new profile helped me attract connections for my biotech startup. My writer had a let’s-get-it-done attitude, delivering a great profile quickly. I endorse this service to anyone looking to make an impact in their career.”

Communications, Public Relations LinkedIn Profile Examples

White House, CNN – Communications, Public Relations

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“According to LinkedIn analytics my appearances in search results has improved a lot since I used your service. Thanks for all your help with this project. I’m feeling like things are moving to a very good place. I will definitely recommend you to my colleagues.”

ABC, CBS, NBC, Vanguard – News Reporter, Media Affairs Agency

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“I found these service through the certified professional resume writer website, so this team made the final list right away. My writer impressed me with their comprehensive understanding of resume design, keyword optimization, LinkedIn search algorithm, job search techniques and the way they tailored my target job into my resume.”

Digital Advertising Sales LinkedIn Sample Profiles

Digital Advertising Sales

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“My resume and LinkedIn look amazing and more importantly my rank on recruiters’ searches has increased about tenfold. It is all right there in the analytics. Thank you for all your hard work, I will keep sending my colleagues your way. Great concept.”

VP Sales – Digital Media/AdTech

sample linkedin profile summary example attorney law firm “Christian continues to impress me with his strong understanding of LinkedIn, digital media and marketing. His insights would be valuable to any individual or organization looking to increase the ROI of their investments in marketing and sales. For over 5 years, I have repeatedly sought his counsel on demand generation innovation.”

CEO, COO, President Profile/Resume Examples

Cybersecurity – CEO

Sample Linkedin Profile Summary Example Technology Cybersecurity Ceo 1800“Sales leads and traffic to our website has increased a lot since they keyword optimized my profile and our LinkedIn company page. I thought Linkedin was only for job searchers. I did not realize the huge impact it can have on B2B demand generation. These guys will leverage LinkedIn to drive revenue for your business. Use them! A no brainer!”

Vitamin Shoppe, Barnes & Noble  – CEO

Sample Linkedin Profile Summary Example Ceo President 1364 600x350 “I am the envy of the other executives in my group. We are definitely seeing more views to my account and our website. We actually picked a new supplier and customer based on them finding us on LinkedIn. You did a great job.”

Management Consulting Examples

Deloitte – Human Resource Consulting

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“I was intimidated about tackling such an esoteric topic like LinkedIn optimization. Who knew someone was an expert at it? I had a great experience. I cannot say enough about their professionalism, attention to detail, exceptional writing skills, and timely service. I highly recommend Lindsay, Karl and the team.”

McKinsey, Booz Allen – Consultant, Product Marketing

sample Linkedin profile example consultant product marketing “I researched a lot of profile writing options. My discussions with Karl were far and away the most insightful on LinkedIn. They designed and installed a great profile for me that is the envy of my colleagues. You are in good hands if you choose Karl and the team for a digital personal brand upgrade.”

Logistics/Supply Chain LinkedIn Sample Profiles

Apple – Procurement, Supply Chain

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“The work my writer completed gave my networking a significant boost. I struggle to write about my career accomplishments and they helped bring it to life. My LinkedIn profile looks great. Thank you for the quick turnaround, the great ideas and the attention to detail. It was fun to work with such an innovative team.”

Maersk – Logistics, Transportation

Linkedin profile summary example procurement logistics“They exceeded expectations, which is rare these days. I was shocked that my writer knew so much about logistics, but she said she had been writing profiles for over a decade. Since my career is in a complex industry, I was lucky to find a team that was intelligent enough to understand my jargon. The process was simple, fast turnaround and only required one revision.”

Government Affairs/Relations Examples

U.S. Senate – Government Affairs

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“My writer did a great job with my executive biography and my LinkedIn. So good in fact, I plan to hire them to optimize the profiles for my external facing staff. It helps that Klaxos has Capitol Hill experience. The National Journal research ranks LinkedIn as the most important and trusted source of social media news in Washington DC. I agree!”

Trade Association – Government Relations

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“It was difficult to find a writer who understands the esoteric world of trade associations and government affairs for LinkedIn profile writing. But these guys know issue advocacy and political careers, so they were able to add a lot of industry details that really made me shine. I was pleased with the service – very prompt in replying and keeping the process moving along. Thanks very much.”

Electrical, Energy, Environmental, Mechanical, Engineer Profile Examples

BP – Energy/Power Generation

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“Your resume and profile writing helped me land my position at BP. Thank you so much, I am happy with the outcome. Translating my skills and accomplishments into career documentation does not come naturally. You guys made it easy. I am suggesting your service to my friends.”

Specialized Bicycles – Mechanical Engineering

sample linkedin profile headline example mechanical engineering “Your work directly enabled my landing a great new job. The job recruiter gave my resume and profile compliments, so that’s a good sign. LOL. The response rate to my applications increased a lot. Thanks so much for all your help. It was a lot easier than I expected.”

Legal Counsel/Law Firm LinkedIn Profile Examples

Paychex – Corporate Counsel

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“You guys did a great job. I have gone from the digital stone age to representing my employer well on business social media. I will have our Sales VP contact you to optimize their profiles. I did not realize LinkedIn drove so many sales leads but the metrics prove it.”

Marsh – Law Firm Attorney

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“Thank you for doing an excellent job writing my profile. I am happy to report it got the attention of a recruiter which led to my new role. It helped a lot that you understand legalese.”

Real Estate LinkedIn Profile Examples

Residential Real Estate Sales

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“Professional social media is a critical tool for real estate agents to connect with specific segments of the market. An optimized profile can make a significant impact in sales and recruiting. My writer was responsive, detail oriented and had experience with my industry. If you’re looking for digital lead generation for real estate, this is the service for you.”

CBRE – Commercial Real Estate Development

Sample Linkedin profile summary example Commercial real estate “They did an excellent job converting my background and information into a new profile and resume. That coupled with a change in privacy settings resulted in a substantial increase in people who viewed me. She was also able to rewrite and condense my resume into 2 very concise pages that dealt specifically with my accomplishments. I am very pleased with the overall results from her hard work.”

Military to Civilian Transition Examples

Air Force, Lockheed – Aviation, Cybersecurity

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“Karl, Carolyn and the team did an amazing job of capturing my key experiences and accomplishments in the military as I transition to defense contracting in a way that reflects current industry skills. They distilled volumes of text to create a resume and LinkedIn profile that far exceeded my expectations. It was the best money I have spent capturing my professional qualifications and I was impressed with how quickly they delivered the service. I will be using them in the future for LinkedIn profiles for my staff.”

Marines – Military Civilian Transition

sample linkedin profile summary example military civilian transition “In the 2 years since you wrote and installed my LinkedIn and resume I have received numerous hits on my LinkedIn profile that led to several interviews and solid offers from reputable companies. Recently, I accepted a position that enables me to travel the world, meeting with senior government and corporate leadership to conduct Market Analysis and Business Intelligence. There is no doubt that your services helped me become more visible and attractive to prospective employers. It was well worth the money spent.”

Nonprofit, Charity, Early Career Sample Profiles

Community Development, Fundraising

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“After I used your services, I received 6 job interviews and 3 job offers. This was in comparison to 1 job interview prior. I have recommended your services to multiple people and I hope they will take my advice. I now have an incredible job and today is my first day! Thank you again for all your help, I was very skeptical and cautious to spend the money. It was worth every penny and I am so thankful for your assistance, I know I was not the easiest to work with. :)”

Early Career – Government, Issue Advocacy

sample-LinkedIn-profile-summary example early career “Thank you for the work that you put into improving my profile. It’s a significant improvement and it made a difference in my job search.”

LinkedIn Profile Examples of College, University Students

College/University Student

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“The team did an outstanding job of creating my resume and LinkedIn page writing. They added professionalism that I never could have done on my own. I would recommend them to anyone who is looking to have their job search materials stand out.”

University Student

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“Everything looks great! Thank you so much. I will be able to start my professional career with confidence with this resume, profile and cover letter.”

Testimonials

Saudi Aramco – Hospitality

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“I like my profile so much. it’s perfect. I know it took a lot of time for you. I really appreciate you, and I will recommend you to my friends. Please keep in touch.”

Nissan – Manufacturing Process

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“The number of views of my Linkedin page increased. My writer was very responsive to my requests and questions from Japan. Professional career writing is quite important for non-English speakers like me and they did it in a short period.”

Gartner – Technology Research

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“LinkedIn is the leading channel for B2B social sales engagement. Gartner retained this team to build Gartner’s presence and teach social selling. Their deep knowledge of LinkedIn optimization, advertising, content marketing and funnel management would be an asset to any organization looking to scale demand generation in business digital media.”

CVS Health – Retail Store Sales

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“I was told by a friend in human resources that LinkedIn optimization is a must have, regardless of the stage in your career. She was right. It’s like this service turned on a light switch. Every module of the package I purchased was professionally written and delivered faster than promised. My writer devoted time and effort to deliver a great result to me.”

Citi – Data Analysis, Business Intelligence

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“I am very happy with my new resume and LinkedIn profile. Several people have commented on how professional it looks and I have had a few folks ask me, ‘how did you do that?…’ I can’t take the credit for the work (although it’s tempting).”

Mercy Medical – Provider Recruitment

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“Wow. It’s incredible. I do not have ANY changes to the resume or profile. It is perfection. You truly have a gift, but I am confident you know that.”

K-12 Education – Teacher, Curriculum

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“I am truly pleased with the result of my cover letter, resume and LinkedIn Profile. She, Karl and their amazing team have done astounding work updating everything. My resume looks fantastic. I’m so excited. I recommend them highly.”

McGill University – Higher Education Faculty

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“I had an excellent experience with Karl. I am in the process of changing careers, and he provided keen insight into making a successful transition. He impressed me with his skills at transferring my academic experience into a comprehensive resume. Karl was also easy to work with. He always responded to my emails quickly and provided solid suggestions. I recommend this service to anyone looking for a resume, cover letter, and profile that look professional and stand out.”

Intel – Technology Product Marketing

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“I retained Karl when I needed a major profile overhaul. I know how critical it is to have a strong online presence and personal brand – my old profile looked outdated and unappealing. After working with Karl, who is experienced with LinkedIn SEO and personal branding, my profile finally looks modern and on par with the leaders in my profession. I now feel confident and look more credible to the senior executives of my organizations.”

Cars.com – Advertising Sales Manager

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“The team did a marvelous job of providing insights on how to leverage the power of LinkedIn. The LinkedIn optimization, social selling and marketing tactics they implemented made a quantifiable difference. Their attention to detail and support was exemplary. They have a deep understanding of how to use digital media to turn goals into results. They will improve your career.”

Dept. of Justice – Defense to Civilian Transition

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“From start to finish, it was an easy and straight forward process. Karl answered all the questions I had prior to purchasing the LinkedIn package. My writer, Susan, took the time to listen to my requests and provided valuable feedback and suggestions. I felt that Susan genuinely seemed interested in my vision of an end product. I was pleasantly surprised when my profile was completed. As a result of her outstanding work, my visibility to the LinkedIn community became apparent with an increase in invitations to connect and recruiters contacting me. I recommend LinkedIn Profile and Resume Writing Services.”

National Geographic – Video, Events, Media

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“Expensive but it’s an investment so I took a chance. And I’m happy I did. I worked with Carolyn. She was extremely professional and made my resume look amazing!! It’s a huge upgrade from what I started with and I’m forever grateful for that. She also re-did/installed my LinkedIn. Again, 1000% better than what it was before. The cover letter highlights all of my good qualities but in the end – just didn’t sound like me. I happily integrated what Carolyn had written/suggested and mixed it with my personality and I think it came out pretty darn good. It’s been less than a week since I finished my process and already had my first interview for a job I’m really excited about! That’s how impactful this business is!”

Leidos – Technology Project Management

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“My writer did a fabulous and professional job working with me on updating and highlighting my Linkedin profile. The process supported me in bringing clarity to my quantifiable contributions and I have much more desirable traffic on my profile. I highly recommend them and their team – great work and high value for the investment.”

Abbott – Medical Device Sales

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“My writer designed a professional resume and profile that helped boost my career in pharmaceutical and medical devices. They provided quality work, attention to detail, fast speed. Their training helped me find and connect with clinical providers and grow my territory for Abbott and BI through educating medical professionals. My resume and profile landed my current role. I recommend them wholeheartedly.”

eBay – Corporate Security

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“I received a call from the recruiter within 3 days of publishing the new profile you optimized. That call and the new resume led to a meeting with the hiring VP. I got the job! It’s a testament to the results of your hard work on my resume and profile – they look fantastic.”

Heartland – Social Services, Health

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“This is the real deal. An actual human being, who knows what they are doing. They dramatically improved my resume, profile and cover letter. They were fast, professional, answered my questions and were easy to work with. I have received many compliments and the number of profile reviews has increased.”

Stanford – Environmental Health/Safety

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“My writer did an excellent job creating a new resume and profile that delivered more interviews. It was a pleasure working with her as she was a dedicated and proactive writer who delivered a high-quality product on time. Her listening skills, feedback and follow-up are exceptional. I highly encourage you to work with this team.”

Warrior Mind – Performance Coaching

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Karl is the consummate professional. I explained to Karl what my idea and thought was for my profile and let him do his magic. Karl’s work was outstanding. It exceeded my expectations. It was a wonderful experience to work with this team.

Packetel – Software Engineering

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“My writer was a professional resume and LinkedIn profile writer. After her work, I have received a substantial increase in viewers and inquiries. She was able to fully enumerate all of my extensive experience on both my resume as well as a professional profile with concise wording. I highly recommend her.”

Sapiens – Insurance Software

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“My writer reviewed and help me create a new profile and CV. She did a great job, addressed all the details and issued a perfect result. It has been a pleasure working with her, a communicative person that delivered high quality and on time results. I highly recommend this service.”

Valassis – Consumer Packaged Goods

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“My writer did a marvelous job with my resume and profile. She was able to quickly take the answers from a simple, yet thought-provoking, questionnaire and transform them into a flowing career narrative that resonated with my new employer. She delivered her work ahead of schedule. If your career needs a boost, they can help.”

New America – Mortgage Banking

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“Excellence is in the details. Give attention to the details and excellence will come.” ~ Perry Paxton. This is the skill set that sets Karl apart from others in the industry. This is the person you want to have as an advocate working on your behalf.”

Control Case – Managed Tech Services

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“The resume and profile they created directly enabled my landing a new job. They use the layout and language recruiters are looking for, that makes a significant difference.”

Brooklyn Hospital – Enterprise ERP

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“I received a job offer using the resume you wrote 🙂 Your hard work paid off.”

TechCXO – Venture Capital

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“As CFO and corporate executive in the financial services industry, it is critical for me to have a resume and profile that would capture the essence of “my story” in a compelling way. She accomplished the task of reworking my profile with seamless efficiency and professionalism. I supplied her with my current resume and in several days received my polished documents. I immediately saw noticeable results. This is not a writing mill company where you don’t know who you’re working with – it’s personalized and responsive even long after completion of my project.”

American Seed – Horticulture Science

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Karl and his team are masters at working with you to get good results. Coming from a highly specialized industry, I felt that my assigned writer really worked with me to understand skills that were specific to my industry yet help me to translate that into a finished product that would be meaningful to those reviewing my background. The process followed is efficient. The writer is quick to respond and provided helpful feedback to make the end result great. I would definitely recommend Karl and his team.

CBRE – Commercial Real Estate

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“My team was selling luxury condominiums, and we needed professional profiles that would attract sales leads from higher net worth professionals. The optimized profiles we received made a significant impact. If you’re looking for digital lead generation, this is the service for you.”

Synergy – Life Coaching

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“This is a great group of people. I used them and am very happy with the results. They use keywords in the profile, resume and cover letter that enable employers and recruiters to find you. I would recommend this service highly.”

Zodiac – Aerospace

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“I have been getting compliments on my profile and resume. I never felt this good about my resume. You did a wonderful job and it has been an absolute pleasure working with you.”

General Genetics – DNA, Genotyping

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“They did a fantastic job organizing and presenting my profile. The service was fast, accurate and professional. Well worth the investment.”

U.S. Congress – Government Affairs


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“If you are looking for a well written clear professional resume, then this is the person you want to have on your side. Working with her helped me translate my many years of work into a strategic story. Today I am focused, and I attribute that to her professionalism. Thank you guys. Keep up the good work.”

Travelers – Insurance Sales

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“My writer was excellent and provided an outstanding product for me. She was very flexible with my schedule. She was prompt, professional and wonderful to work with. I would recommend this service to anyone. Thanks.”

Country Club – Turf/Soil Management

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“I will definitely recommend you to my network. Views of my profile have increased considerably. You did a great job for me.”

Standard Bank – Forensic Finance Law

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“My writer and team were excellent. Very responsive with very quick turnaround times. Highly professional. I am thrilled with their service.”

FujiFilm – Data Storage Tape

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Selling in the SaaS, Cloud computing market requires connecting with a lot of tech-savvy executives. Karl Berkoben was a master at turning my brain dump of skills and experiences into a digital resume that I am proud to use as a lead generation tool. I receive a lot of compliments on the summary and headline areas. I had no idea that social media for business could be effective at driving business development.”

SABIC – Energy, Sustainability

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“Thank you for the time, effort, responsiveness and your prompt actions to finalize my resume and profile. You are adding value in “packaging” my accomplishments and ensuring that it is consistent with what recruiters are looking for and it meets the latest best practices. I may have great skills to offer, but unless I can package it correctly, I will not be able to sell myself to job recruiters.”

U.S. Army – Operations

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“Your resume and profile writing immediately created three interviews followed by multiple offers. Thank you so much.”

Boeing – Logistics

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“My writer really impressed me with their willingness to help, attention to detail and rapid turnaround. I am extremely happy with their work.”

Conduent – Program Management

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“I have seen a big jump in views since she helped me spruce up my resume and online profile. She was quick on the uptake and her first draft was decent. A few iterations later, I had my final version. She introduced search optimized terms into my resume and LinkedIn profile.”

Timber Hill – Financial Trading

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“Increased views to my profile was the goal and this service delivered. She was very thorough and efficient guiding me to a complete profile. She responded promptly to my questions.”

Expedia – Hospitality E-Commerce

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“When it comes to making your personal brand shine via a flawless and informative LinkedIn profile, there is no better service than that provided by this team. Karl crafted a quality result in a very short turnaround and he is a very skilled and friendly service provider. My search results have increased exponentially, and I put this down to the extremely well optimized and edited profile he created. I highly recommend Karl to anyone who wishes to either embark on a career move, or who wants to add finesse to their current profile.”

Galderma – Pharmaceutical Sales

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“They did a great job with my LinkedIn profile. A pleasure to work with and responsive to my questions. He helped shape my story. He provided great tips on how to best leverage LinkedIn to advance a career. I recommend them.”

If you want to see LinkedIn profile examples for another industry or function, contact us.

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