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Matthew S. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Sep 21, 2015

Matthew S.

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   United States
  |   New York City, NY
  |  4:17 am Local Time


""Matthew has been instrumental in jump-starting my career change goals, after many years with the same organization. He was able to bring an objective view to my strengths and helped me narrow down what I was looking for so I had more focus in my job search and applications."

"When I was unhappy and frustrated with my job, Matt helped me by not only reworking my resume and LinkedIn page but by coaching me through the job hunting process. He opened my eyes to opportunities I had not considered, encouraged me when I doubted my skills, and...

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Accounting professional with experience at Big 4 advisory firms. Client name and minor...
Case Manager for Provincial Court in Vancouver, BC. Client name and minor details changed.
Executive Assistant with experience in multiple industries. Client name and minor...
Electrical and Computer Engineering recent graduate with project experience. Client...
Manager and MBA student overseeing multiple stores of regional grocery store chain....
Recent graduate high school English teacher with student teaching experience. Client...

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Service Description

I'm a resume and cover letter whose only goal is to help you get more interviews. You may be a recent graduate looking for your first real job, or an experienced professional searching for a new career.

I can help you prompt hiring managers to take action and contact you for interviews based on how well your present yourself in writing. I specialize in:


*Cover letters

*LinkedIn profiles

I've helped professionals in several industries get first jobs, jobs in new careers, and promotions with their current employers.

I understand resume formatting, using keywords for the job you're aiming for, and presenting your job responsibilities along with your accomplishments to position as an ideal candidate for the job you want.

I also understand specific ways to tie your skills and experience with each job listing so that hiring managers know that you understand exactly what they want.

Aiming for your first job? New job? New career? Let's do it.

I look forward to working with you, soon.

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Freelance Resume/Cover Letter/LinkedIn Writer
2014 - Present
I work 1-on-1 with clients to craft resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles that earn them interviews.
Demand Media
Freelance Real Estate Writer
2010 - 2012
I worked remotely as a Freelance Real Estate Writer for an Internet media company in New York. I wrote SEO real estate and mortgage articles that homebuyers would find useful while searching Google...
Loan One Mortgage Company Inc
Senior Loan Officer
2008 - 2009
I was the top loan officer in October 2009 at the start-up mortgage lending division of local real estate investment firm. I sold FHA refinance loans in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Pennsylvania by...
Residential Finance Corp.
Senior Mortgage Broker
2008 - 2008
I sold FHA, FNMA, and FHLMC refinance loans by phone at American Business Award-winning mortgage bank funding home loans in 32 states as part of the company's top sales team in March, April, and May.
Apex Mortgage Services, LLC
Mortgage Loan Officer
2007 - 2007
I spent my first job as a loan officer cold-calling and deal-making for local mortgage broker selling purchase and refinance loans in 32 states. Apex closed in December 2007 after having been named...
Zeidan & Associates, LLC
Summer Law Clerk
2005 - 2006
As a summer law clerk in 2005 and 2006, I drafted briefs in a deportation cases for indigent West African clients seeking political asylum. I also Assisted attorneys with collecting and processing...
Tsibouris & Associates, LLC
Summer Law Clerk
2004 - 2004
As a summer law clerk, I researched and wrote interoffice memos on topics in Employment Law, Internet Technology Law, and Corporate Law for a new associate attorney. I completed and filed...


University of Dayton School of Law
2003 - 2006
Cedarville University
BA in Psychology; minor in Business Administration
1999 - 2003
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Matthew S.