With more than 30 years experience as a freelance writer, professional resume writer, career development and business writer, editor, proofreader and owner of Hamilton Writing Services, Linda has a wealth of experience to share.
Specializing in crafting business and career documents that drive your success with compelling content that connects with your audience, Linda is recognized for her enthusiasm and expertise she brings to the process of individual career transitions as well as strategic business materials to help increase marketability, revenue growth and readership.
A published writer, her articles cover topics like resume writing, career development, interview coaching, corporate culture, and highlighting specific business clients. Linda’s also written public relations pieces for California State Parks Department, contributed to HR manuals for California Department of Motor Vehicles, and been a freelance writer of resumes, cover letters, business plans, marketing plans, professional bios, and blog posts for business clients that include career colleges, eBay, Inc., media services, and specialty businesses. She’s also recognized as an editor and proofreader.
Linda uses storytelling techniques to create crisp, engaging content that educates readers on the features and benefits of business products or services.
Business clients gain a writer whose entrepreneurial background adds insight into writing blog posts, articles or web content, using SEO techniques, to draw in audiences and convert visitors to paying clients. Resume clients gain detailed insight into what you’ll bring to the employer’s bottom-line, how you’ll fit within the Corporate Culture, and why the employer should hire you.
During 13 years in Corporate America, Linda wrote award-winning training curriculum that propelled the Customer Service and Retails Sales departments to #1 in their industry. She was tasked with writing continuing education materials, and led resume-writing workshops for internal career advancement. Her resume writing handbook became a benchmark of the HR department spanning three national reorganizations.
Linda is a member of American Writers & Artists Inc., the Freelance Writer’s Den, past member of National Writers & Artists Inc., past Vice President and Zone Chairman for the Folsom Lake Trail Patrol and past President for Sunrise Business Builders. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, emphasizing news-reporting and photojournalism, with minors in English, Psychology and Sociology. She also studied writing for publication under Bud Gardner.
Linda’s background in journalism and a lifetime in writing opened the door to innovative methods that capture her client’s strengths, ideas, goals and personality resulting in personalized professional profiles that project their value. Customers benefit from her business prowess and journalistic style; subsequently she gained a strong following within Northern California by helping professionals secure new employment or expand their business using creatively written works. — Elaine Starling, Owner–Starling Media Services