"Heidi did an amazing job with my resume and cover letter! I couldn't be happier with the final draft. Heidi conveyed all the good things about me, making me sound awesome! The way she works with people is fantastic. She personally talks with her clients and extracts information, then words things in such a way that brings out the best in them. When it comes to customer service, she kills it! Her service is phenomenal and she has a pleasant personality. The work she does is meaningful; she really helps people. The resume and cover letter she created will be very helpful to me going forward. Thank you, Heidi!"
– Philip Murray
“The resume was perfect for what we were looking for. It flows well and is easy to read. One of my clients, who works for an employment agency, said this resume has just what they look for in a resume. You are a very pleasant person who is easy to talk with. I would use your services in the future, and recommend you to anyone wanting to impress a future employer.”
– Vicki Bayley
“Thank you for the great resume and cover letter! I was bouncing off the walls the day I read it – I was ready to hire myself, because that is me. What I’m looking at is who I am, but it’s done in such an organized way, I look like a superhero. I really appreciate everything you’ve done for me. I’m thrilled about this. I’m looking forward to turning it in, actually.”
– Frank Arnold Burrowes
“Heidi, seriously? You make me sound WONDERFUL! Kudos to you and thank you!!!!”
– Lesa G. Barker, Realtor, Northern California
“I was looking for a professional resume writer to help me clean up my resume. I came across Heidi on Yelp and decided to give her a call. I must say that Heidi is amazing. I hired her to update my resume and prepare a bio for me. She set up a phone interview to go over what I was looking for and to get as much as information as possible for my bio. She really came through! If you need a resume writer, I highly recommend Heidi. You’ll be glad you did!”
– Davis A. Ruiz
Project: Three resumes and three cover letters. “You are dependable, accurate, and your work is very high quality. You have a way of bringing out the best in a person and offered some great recommendations. You are definitely a people person with excellent customer service skills. You really made me sound good on paper and reminded me how much experience I actually have. I gained more confidence with your guidance. You have such a calm demeanor and are very professional. It was a pleasure working with you. I would – and have – recommended your services to others. Thanks again for your great services.”
– Gail Migliore, Graphic Designer
“Heidi did an exceptional job of creating a new-and-improved resume and cover letter for my husband. We needed it done quickly and on very short notice. He had been out of work for almost 6 months when I contacted Heidi. She was prompt, reassuring, patient and kind through the whole process. She answered any questions or concerns we had within the hour by text or email. The cover letter and resume turned out beautiful. She made my husband look like an expert in his field and really brought out his personality in his cover letter and resume. After posting his new resume, the interviews started rolling in! He was getting calls back to back. I am very pleased with the work Heidi did and if need be, I would definitely leverage her in the future and refer others to her. You can feel assured you will be getting a quality product when doing business with Heidi. If you're looking for great customer service and an excellent product fairly priced in a timely manner, Heidi is the one to go to. I can’t thank her enough!”
– Ambria Spivey
“Thank you for helping me revamp my resume. You handled it like a true professional, went above and beyond by talking with me after hours, and even provided words of encouragement. You are easy to talk to and a very effective listener. During the interview process, I felt like I’d known you for years! You stuck to my aggressive timeline and delivered as promised. You are extremely dependable and make sure deadlines are met. You are very responsive to questions and comments, and have excellent customer service skills. It’s a true pleasure working with you. The final product is very professional and makes me look very good on paper. I’ll recommend you to others because your work and skills are truly off the charts!”
– Vinnie Patel, Project Director Strategic Implementation
"My resume looks fabulous! Thank you so much. It was an enjoyable experience working with you. I will definitely recommend you to others."
– Lauren Bennett, California
“The quality of Heidi’s work is excellent. My resume and cover letter came out very well. They were put together in the time I expected them to be, which I was happy about. Heidi is very easy to work with and made my experience great. She was very dependable and accurate in getting the job done. I would definitely recommend her to others. I was very satisfied with Heidi’s service and the quality of my resume and cover letter.”
– Brian Wenger
"This is a follow up on how your services have helped me in my pursuit of find employment. First of all, the format of the resume and cover letters have generated interest in several job postings. I have had several interviews and have another interview next week. Secondly, my LinkedIn profile is going bonkers after you placed this link on my resume. I do not know when the right job will come along, but one thing for sure is, I am getting a lot of attention. One more thing, being able to upload my resume and cover letter in a snap is also a plus. Keep up the good work. I will see if I can get referrals for you."
Thanks, Rick Hardy
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10 out of 10
“Heidi developed our 501(c)(3) mission and vision statements, as well as our goals. She gave me a deadline of when they would be done and she was right on time. What really stands out is her customer service. She asked lots of questions before starting the project, then completed it and followed up to make sure we received what we were expecting. As far as the quality of her work, on a scale of 1-10, I would give her a 10! Yes, I would absolutely recommend her to others! She’s the right person. You can hand the task over to her so you can do other things. I’m looking forward to using her services in the future."
– LeEtta Celestine, Women's Home Program Director
Customer service skills are the best in the business
“Heidi writes bios for all of our new and existing real estate agents. She spends the time to gather as much information as possible to provide a professional and thorough piece. I’m amazed at how she can turn a casual-feeling phone call into an impressive finished product. She’s very personable and easy to talk to, which makes her great at her job. Heidi always responds promptly and works diligently to get each biography written in a timely manner. Her customer service skills are the best in the business! If you need a bio or profile, contact Heidi. Most people don’t like to brag about themselves and she makes the process painless.”
– Barbara Wallis, Administrator, Better Homes & Gardens Tri-Valley Realty
Always comes through for me
“My specialty is protecting money and assets. When it comes to conceptual writing, I turn to Heidi Howell for my copyediting and wordsmithing perfection. As a professional, it's important to me to have the integrity of my work scrutinized. Even the best writers have an editor, just as the best professionals have a coach. I have known Heidi for over 10 years and she has always come through for me. I highly recommend you seek out her services for your next project. As my professional reputation is a reflection of what I say and do, I don't share this testimonial lightly. I can say with conviction that you’ll be pleased with the results."
– William F. Richardson, Wealth Creation Financial Strategist; The Money Doctor, Citizens Financial Security
Excellent quality work
“Heidi helped me edit/proofread American Psychological Association (APA) style research papers. She is very understanding and helpful, and was great at getting the job done right. Whenever I contacted her, she responded right away. Her work quality is excellent; she took the time to review the text as many times as needed to achieve perfection. She was also careful to make sure that the papers retained the integrity of my work. The project was a success and my professor said he enjoyed reading it. I recommend Heidi to others because of how safe she made the process feel when working with her for the first time. In fact, I’m already passing her name along to other business associates. Thanks, Heidi!”
– Juan Villa, Social Worker
Bright, creative and punctual
Projects: All external marketing, including website, print/digital ads and social media. “Working with you is a joy. Your research and opinions are key to the success of our strategy. You are bright, creative, punctual and sincere. You also have excellent customer service skills and the quality of your work is close to perfection. I would absolutely recommend you to others. Thank you, Heidi, for your clear insight to our needs and supplying us with successful options.”
– Donna Eriksen, Administrator, Camlu Assisted Living Community
Great customer service
“Heidi handles our radio and print ads, and our website. She is always thorough, detailed and extremely dependable. She responds in a timely manner, is cooperative, friendly and offers great customer service. The quality of her work is precise, with a great appearance. The customer is always her first priority. I recommend her without reservation."
– Alma Whitted, Administrator, Walnut Grove Assisted Living Community
Made my job easier
“Heidi! You are AWESOME! You did such a great job on the stories and are such a pleasure to work with. I know things are always busy and rushed, but I wanted to let you know you made my job on this project so much easier!"
– Amber Capulin, Creative Manager, The Modesto Bee
Easy to work with
“Heidi researched historical photos and wrote captions for a hospital donors' display. She kept us apprised on her progress and what, if any, additional information was needed. This helped us keep the project on target. She has a talent for interpreting project needs and writing accordingly. We appreciated her experience and suggestions. She is open and easy to work with. Her work is excellent! I'll pass her name along to colleagues who need high quality writing."
– Laurie Chavoen, Development Coordinator, Memorial Hospital Foundation
Very high quality writing
“Heidi wrote and project-managed our marketing brochure, inserts and newspaper ads. She’s dependable; I knew from the first time I talked to Heidi that her word was as good as gold. She exceeded my expectations. She is the perfect combination of thoroughly professional and totally relatable. She took the time to get to know my business before creating a brochure to represent our agency. She is very easy to talk to. I couldn’t believe how responsive she was during this project. Her customer service skills are excellent. I’m glad I was smart enough to hire Heidi. I ended up with a very high quality product. I would cheerfully recommend her. It makes a lot of sense to pay people to do what they know how to do so you can concentrate on what you know how to do.”
– Bill Meenk, Founder/Executive Director, Safe Harbor Family Services, Inc.
Successful business launch
“Heidi’s exceptional project management helped me launch my new business. She’s written, art directed and project managed my newspaper ads, eblasts, building signage, business cards and website. Heidi is always there when I need her. Her work is impeccable and she has always completed things on time. She is a professional but is also kind, understanding, patient and fun to work with. If you want someone who is very competent to handle your advertising, she will be there to take care of it for you. When my friends or associates need professional writing services, I pass Heidi’s name along without fail. I am so glad she found me and I found her.”
– Helen Sturdivan, Owner, Absolutely Gorgeous Jewelry & Gift Boutique
Staff loves working with Heidi
“Heidi has prepared text for our website, which was featured in Practical Accountant magazine. Most of the items mentioned in the article came directly from Heidi’s design input. She completes projects accurately and on time, keeps our website fresh, and responds quickly to our requests. She always seems to be able to put into words exactly what we need. Most significantly, the staff loves working with her. Heidi consistently produces excellent work of the highest quality. We have recommended her to others and will continue to do so in the future!”
– Walter T. Rea Jr., Partner, Rea & Associates, LLP
“We certainly enjoy our association with you. Your input and assistance in getting our company newsletter on track has been invaluable. We were also very pleased with your Department Questionnaire that helped develop the basis for our department brochure. It helped our department manager focus on the points that were most important. You, in turn, streamlined his thoughts into a concise and thorough communication piece."
– Pamela Bizzini, General Manager, ABS Presort, Inc.Asks the right questions
Asks the right questions
“Heidi is reliable and thorough and her work is professional, accurate and of high quality. She’s easy to talk to and asks a lot of pertinent questions to determine exactly what you need from her services. She responds quickly to inquiries. Her customer service skills are great. She generates a comfortable dialog with the client. She created a great Realtor bio for me from a 20-minute interview. Yes, I’d recommend her to others. She really understands her clients and wants to establish a good working relationship. I’m glad my office recommended Heidi. I needed a bio quickly and she definitely responded with a thorough and concise bio.”
– Louise Davis, Broker, Venture SIR Realty
A true professional
“I've worked with a lot of writers over the years, and Heidi is one of the best. She was hired as a consultant to research and write the International Festival tabloid, public service announcements, press releases and stage cue cards. Heidi is not only a fine writer but a true professional and well disciplined."
– Raul Garcia, former Director, International Festival
Fast, creative, and witty!
“I've worked with Heidi for 6+ years and I'm continually impressed with her wordsmith expertise. She has an amazing eye for detail and is very dependable! If you need an exciting article fast or a thorough proofreading eye, I highly recommend Heidi Howell. You'll be impressed."
– Melissa (Vigil) Ajina, former Communications Manager, GNLD International
Positive feedback says it best
From a phone message (used with permission) “I just reviewed the story about Mrs. Raymus. I thought it turned out very, very nicely. She thought it was good, too. She faxed it to her nephew, who is a judge. He said it was perfect the way it was, that it was very well written and you shouldn't change a thing. Heidi, you did a good job. I'm really, really pleased. It turned out great. Thank you very, very much.
– Kathi Medford, former Sales & Marketing Director/Broker, Raymus Development & Sales
Creative and easy to work with
“We assigned Heidi do a four-article series on Modesto Internet connectivity for our monthly magazine that is delivered to more than 5,000 businesses. She delivered quality stories in a timely and professional manner. She produced well-written, interesting copy that was well received by our readers. She's experienced, flexible, very easy to work with, and has an excellent command of the English language. I would recommend her highly."
– Warren Groeschel, former Director of Marketing & Communications, Modesto Chamber of Commerce
On time and on target
“I give Heidi very general information, then depend on her to interview the subjects and develop useful, accurate articles sprinkled with humor. I count on her involvement with all phases of our business newsletter, from concept through completion. The piece is consistently out on time with no errors. Heidi is very organized and keeps me on schedule. Needless to say, she's great to work with!"
– Nancy Young, Executive Director, Downtown Improvement District
Honest, straightforward and punctual
“Heidi took a complicated subject and created clear, informative copy, which is exactly what I needed for my brochures. She listens and is very easy to work with. She took the time to converse with me to learn about my services. I have been very pleased with Heidi's patience and professionalism. She knows her stuff and will help you to achieve your goals."
– Sharon K. Snarr, MPT, CAE, CEES, Principal, SnarrTech
She brought my ideas to life
“Heidi helped create a whole new look and feel for a major direct mail campaign. Her clear, concise writing flowed perfectly, with eye-catching headlines that got the point across easily. A great interviewer, listener and proofreader, Heidi was flexible enough to work with my crazy schedule to make the project happen on time. She always returned calls promptly and did whatever it took to get the job done."
– Lisa Bilodeau, C.A., Principal, Chiropractic Success Systems
“Heidi has written PR for 5.11 for the last 3 years. Projects vary from 150-word product descriptions to 2+ page company press releases. She consistently delivers text in a timely fashion, thoroughly researches topics and provides excellent follow up. Her quality of work is outstanding, her email/voicemail response times are fast and her flexible schedule allows us to meet many last-minute deadlines. She is always willing to go above and beyond and to make every piece she writes great. Not only does she excel in writing and grammar, she represents our company in a professional manner. I would highly recommend Heidi Howell to anyone who is looking for an excellent writer."
– Amy Krause, Director of Marketing, 5.11 Tactical®
You did your research
“Great job on the four-part series on the opening of the new St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. You wrote not just the story itself, but also you did your research. It is definitely the fruit of your labor in capturing the “spirit” of what St. Stanislaus is for each of us. I am very pleased with the results. May God bless your work.”
– Deacon Jose Reyes, St. Stanislaus Catholic Church
Produces superb results
“We entrusted Heidi with the task of writing and editing the text for our new corporate website. She provided us with exceptional text that exceeded our expectations! She was extremely professional, reliable and quick to respond to calls and correspondence. A quick study, Heidi effectively projected the image and feel we were looking for in our Web site text, having had no experience in our industry. I think you will find that working with Heidi is a smooth process that produces superb results. I would highly recommend her for whatever project you may be undertaking."
– Monica Doll, Rental Manager, The Cooper Company
“We were thrilled to open Progress magazine and see the attractive picture of Keystone Pacific Business Park and our executives prominently displayed on the cover. Thank you and congratulations on a great article! We would like to feature a link to this story on our website. This article deserves to be showcased immediately!"
– Debbie Gavaghan, Executive Vice President/Marketing Director, Keystone Corporation
“I really like the ad copy. It's clever, catchy, ties the pictures together and gets the message across. You did a great job, especially for a first pass. If you ever need a testimonial, I'll give you a glowing recommendation.
– Tim Furnas, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, R-Quest Technologies, Inc.