Results

At Best Impression, we measure our success by our clients’ results. Since 1982, we’ve been delivering on our promises – as evidenced by the unsolicited client testimonials quoted below.

Just as importantly, we maintain a high referral rate from clients who want to help friends, colleagues, and family members advance their careers, just as they’ve advanced their own.

Resume and Cover-Letter Writing

"Louise, you may be the best listener I ever met. Terrific first impression of your work!" – D.M., sales executive

"The resume you created for me... was extremely effective in helping me land a position with a San Diego technology company within a month of my departure from my previous employer." – S.L., general management executive, software industry

"You have done an amazing job in sifting through the volumes of basically raw notes I sent you. I am stunned at how you have been able to so accurately capture and articulate my core message and strengths." – J.M., telecommunications COO

"Louise, you are the second or third person I've had in my career to help me with preparing my resume, and you're the first who has really added value." – B.W., marketing executive

"I've accepted a position.... the salary is almost 20% higher than my current salary. Very nice." – J.D., multimedia producer

"I saw the updated resume for [name]... and my reaction was "WOW"! Beautiful formatting, well written, effective use of keywords... It's rare that I've seen such an impressive document." – M.P., executive career coach

"I was extremely impressed with your work. The differences between how my version read and your draft were astonishing." – L.M., manufacturing operations executive

"I am close to landing a position... the director told me during one of the interviews that she was impressed with my resume and the 'Outcomes' that show what I've done." – D.W., nonprofit manager

"I have two interviews this week... I submitted your first draft of my resume less than two weeks ago and that generated these interviews." – E.D., health sciences executive

"Thank you for the killer cover letter. It is excellent and can easily be amended depending on the target company. I knew you were good, but frankly, you exceeded my expectations." – D.W., sales and marketing executive

"I am very pleased with the resume you updated for me a few weeks ago. I have sent out 10 resumes and had 3 responses. Last week I had an interview – one of 12 selected to interview from more than 300 applicants.." – R.S., technology executive

"I have an offer in hand and expect another right after the holidays. I know the resume played the key role in getting the interviews." – K.N., human resources executive

"I am so very happy with your work. I keep reading it over and over, amazed at how wording makes all the difference. I am kicking myself that I did not do this sooner!" – K.B., administrative manager

"The resume and cover letter you created were the keys in a very short job search." – J.S., retail executive

"Louise, THANK YOU! That is not yelling, it is sincere gratitude. I have just had a chance to read over my newly created, gorgeous resume. I do not see any immediate changes – it truly looks beautiful. I cannot tell you how much I appreciate your services... when I started this, the following kept coming to mind - 'A lawyer who represents himself has a fool as a client.' That is the way I felt about writing my own resume. Thank you for providing such a quality product." – M.E., healthcare executive

"I have been unable to find any part of the draft I would like to improve." – S.R., operations manager

"The resume has generated nothing but great comments and is proving an invaluable tool for opening doors.." – D.M., technology executive

"I truly had more calls for interviews than I could schedule in a two-week period. The cover letter, in particular, 'wowed' everyone. Within two weeks of picking up my resume I had the wonderful dilemma of having to decide between two great companies and opportunities." – D.D., sales professional

"My search was quite fruitful: 5 offers in total, in about 5 weeks. Thanks for your help. I will join a small private e-biz consulting firm in Asia." – R.L., business development executive

"The HR Director of [major bank] said it was one of the most impressively written resumes he had ever seen. He especially liked the colleague testimonials section. Most of the people that I talk to are already sold on me the moment they read my resume." – C.G., banking executive

"I must again compliment you on an extremely good job. As I was reading [my resume], there were a couple of items that I honestly did not remember talking about in our phone conversation, so your ability to pick up on things, however small, and put them in words is truly amazing. I know this is money well spent." – R.W., technology executive

"I wanted to let you know that my job search has been successful. The job is perfect! It will be the piece that will complete my career in this field. My salary is what I needed and the office is ten minutes from my house. I believe that my resume played a huge role in getting me in the door. Everyone who has seen it has been very impressed. I actually got an interview at every job I applied for, so I would say it worked.

"Thank you very much for the professional job and I might add the upbeat interview you did with me on the phone. It's hard to lose your job, you question your own self-worth, and you made me believe in myself again as we worked on the resume." – B.W., risk management executive

"The resume is a work of art. I truly was not expecting the results to be as great as they are." – J .L., manufacturing senior executive

"The restructuring of my resume has had a big impact on the success I am seeing. Initially there was some question in my mind as to whether or not it was worth the $ to have my resume written professionally. Now, there is no doubt in my mind it was the right thing to do. Thanks for your help." – T.T., senior executive

"You have done a magnificent job and are truly a professional at this." – E.M., CEO

"Looking for a job has been fun. All kinds of doors seem to be opening that I never thought would. I interviewed with a CEO yesterday... after reading my resume, he was interested to see 'what I was all about.' I was offered the job after our first interview." – S.H., sales executive

"With my well-crafted resume, I was offered and have accepted the position of VP/Treasurer at [company name]… I have sent a few more people your way." – S.B., financial executive

"I wanted to write and thank you for the work you did on my resume. I received a ton of offers and ended up taking a job in Texas. I am still receiving job offers months after I took the job. Your work is excellent." – M.B., economic analyst

"Thanks in large part to your resume, I quickly landed a new position with a 42% salary increase!" – T.S., purchasing/sourcing manager

"I have taken a position as Vice President of a US joint venture in Shanghai... with a great deal of potential and new products coming out. Thanks for your excellent efforts on the cover letter and resumes. They were well received by all." – S.L., agribusiness executive

"Frankly, I didn't think I'd need any help with my resume, but when I saw what you did with it, I was amazed... and totally convinced." – J.B., international business manager

"Louise, I just wanted to tell you that I got the VP position. Thank you very much for your help with my resume." – J.W., retail fashion executive

"I just wanted to thank you for providing me with such excellent service. During my job search, I received many compliments on my resume. I began a job at [NAME] College on January 3rd. By working with you on my resume, I became clearer and more focused on the kind of position I wanted. This clarity led me to work with the office at [COLLEGE] to hire me for a position that was dormant and that they didn't intend to fill for another year or more." – A.P., administrative executive

"I got a great job with an international company located in [CITY]; I am an executive director for one of their US-based programs. Your resume opened the door..." – D.R., health care program manager

"The resume looked great. Image conveyed was progressive and vibrant." – T.D., executive recruiter

"Just thought I'd drop you a note to let you know that I found a new job after only 6 weeks... I have received several compliments on my resume. I have you to thank for that. Your work is superb!" – J.M., cost accountant

"I sent my original resume to an executive recruiter who had contacted me and told her I was having it professionally redone. Her response was rather negative about the outlay of cash for the service... When I sent her the resume that you created for me, she was amazed. In fact, she contacted me again to get your name and web site for one of her clients who needs resume work. Needless to say, she was very impressed with your accomplishment." – D.F., marketing executive

"I wanted to thank you for your help with my resume. It certainly made my job search much more effective. I received several compliments from recruiters and people with whom I interviewed. After a 2-month search, I recently started at job as a Senior Account Executive." – S.E., advertising executive

"I recently accepted a job... I just wanted to thank you for the incredible resume you put together for me. You have been very professional and most receptive to my needs." – M.E., HR executive

"Louise, I am very happy with my resume. You were highly recommended and now I know why." – A.M., administrative manager

"The resume is great! It's exactly what I was hoping you could do with it... which I've struggled with doing myself." – J.K., technology executive

“The resume you helped me write knocks the socks off people.” – D.W., sales executive

“The resume you wrote for me was so kick-ass I got a job on my first interview.” – C.T., computer industry executive

“I used the resume today with a headhunter and you see the feedback. I don’t think it gets any better than this.” – B.D., international sales executive

“Many thanks for all the fine work you did on the document. It now tells my story with a cohesive theme and gives me many talking points to expand upon during interviews. I also appreciate your candid advice while constructing the document. I feel I truly benefited from your writing talent and expertise in the field.” – K.K., knowledge management executive

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Interview and Salary-Negotiation Coaching

"Just wanted to let you know that yesterday I received an offer for that executive position... I couldn't have done it without all of your help and guidance." – T.B., business-development executive

"Thanks to your coaching, my session with the recruiter was very smooth. I was impressed (and, I must admit, surprised) at how valuable the coaching was." – R.P., plant manager

"Your coaching helped me get a significant raise with my current employer. I couldn't have done it without you." – E.M., call center manager

"Aced the interview! Second meeting scheduled next week." – T.T., technology executive

"Louise, you are brilliant! This is outstanding." – N.B., human resources executive

Multiple Services

"Thank you for your help during my recent job search. I am pleased to let you know that the company in Seattle has offered me the position of Vice President for their operations group." – W.S., operations/logistics executive

"I decided on taking the SVP position (one of two excellent offers). Thank you for all your help and guidance. I enjoyed working with you and have tremendous respect for your work." – A.M., business development executive

"I have some good news to share. I will be starting a new job with [COMPANY] in Boston next week as a senior investment officer. It is exactly what I've been looking for." – R.K., financial/real estate/investments executive

"I have to say you exceeded all my expectations." – J.G., marketing executive

"I have landed a position; it is a step up in ranking with increased compensation. I found this job within one week of launching the new resume you created... I have done much better in interviews as well. Thanks for your help. It has been a turning point." – S.C., technology executive

"Louise, thank you. Started my new job yesterday." – D.G., new media business development executive

"I landed a job that I really wanted in Indianapolis. I had 3 interviews and actually was offered all 3 positions." – T.G., healthcare manager

"Louise, I think you may be the most professional person I've ever encountered, in all the best ways." – N.D., pharmaceutical sales representative

"You are the best at what you do." – M.C., advertising agency president

"It is amazing that so many years ago I saw your website and was struck that you were different from the rest of the pack. How true it has proven to be. You have once again made a positive difference in my life." – L.W., business owner

Professional Presentations

"The PowerPoint presentation is among the most solidly informative I've yet to see pass through my desk. I am very impressed, and now more than ever, I am looking forward to your presentation." – presentations director for executive career website

"... what a difference Louise Kursmark's course made in my resume." – executive career website member

"I believe you could tell from the feedback what the people on the call thought of your course. Probably the best $ I've spent in a while." – executive career website member/seminar attendee

“GREAT job, Louise… your program was fantastic.” – executive resume writer

“I got more useful and apropos information in that one hour than from any workshop I can remember attending.” – career coach/resume writer

"We have had a number of guests come in and do training for our staff over the years and I have to say yours was the finest we have experienced to date. You truly know your business and shared your knowledge unselfishly and with great enthusiasm." – J.M., President/CEO

"Wonderful class – lively delivery." "Very well done presentation." "Great workshop!" "Louise was a great speaker and very motivational." "The seminar was excellent and more than I expected." – Evaluation comments from career development workshop

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