Who Am I?

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My name is Jay and I live in Bethlehem Pennsylvania located in the Lehigh Valley area of eastern PA just west of the NJ border. I am originally from Long Island, NY and I moved to the Lehigh Valley back in 2009 to get away from all the traffic and high cost of living back home. I really enjoy living in the Lehigh Valley and it has become a second home to me. Since I have moved here I have gotten married, had two children and put down roots here in Bethlehem. During my years here in PA, I have developed many professional contacts as well as a comprehensive understanding of the employers and resources available to assist you in your Lehigh Valley job search.

My professional background is in small to medium sized business management and sales. I have had successful tenures with companies that have over 10,000 employees and companies with 10 employees. I have had the good fortune to have always been a part of rapidly growing organizations with exponential sales growth. It was always fun to lead the winning team and it taught me a lot about running a business efficiently and the importance of being extremely organized. I also have a great deal of experience with interviews and being on both sides of the room. I have had to hire and dismiss employees throughout my career which requires a fair amount of interviewing in itself, but I have always been one who has tried to advance my own career and I have been on many interviews of my own. Most of the time I hit home runs on my interviews (although I may not have always gotten the job) but I struck out enough to learn some valuable lessons.

I began writing resumes about 15 years ago when a friend/colleague of mine got his resume professionally written. I was amazed at how much he was willing to pay for this service and I was impressed with the quality of the work. I needed a resume of my own but at the time I thought I couldn’t afford it. With my knowledge of grammar and writing skills I thought I could produce an equally good document, so the first resume I wrote was my own. Once I started to apply for jobs with my new resume I started getting bites from potential employers right away. I even had an interviewer ask me if I had my resume professionally written. I had about 4 or 5 interviews for different opportunities until I found the right one which resulted in a $10,000 raise for me! At that point some of my friends were asking me to write their resumes which I was happy to do for them. One thing led to another and I had enough people asking for help with their resume I had to start charging a fee for my services.

Now I want to help you with your cover letter and resume. I want you to have confidence in your career documents when you present them to potential employers. I want to help point you in the right direction on your career path. I have fun writing and I enjoy helping people, that’s what makes me good at what I do. I want to give you all of this service at a great price too. Drop me an email at jay@iwriteyourresume.com to set up a time for a free phone consultation. I’ll ask you about your current job/employment status, talk about your work history, skills and the type of position you will be applying for. Make sure your resume and cover letter are up to par, keep it updated and let me help.

Sincerely,

Jay@iwriteyourresume.com