If a resume gets only a 10 second glance, how do we grab the reader’s attention? (TPOY002)

Surveys tell us that resumes get an first look of only ten seconds.  What if we can re-think the top of the resume so a reader will give it more time?  This microcast shows how introducing a Title and Key Accomplishments section can do that.

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Ed Bergan
1 year 2 months ago
Win–The content of this podcast is superb, right through to the “assignment” at the end. You’ve got it perfectly organized into its logical steps, which with oral-only presentations is essential. Your voice is pitch-perfect all the way though. I wouldn’t change a thing on this one. But a question: At least for me, the podcast format (which I haven’t worked with much, even recreationally) is a bit taxing, because I keep waiting for the video. And of course it’s easier to learn if more of your senses are involved. Have you considered having video versions of these “lessons” (to call… Read more »

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1 year 7 days ago

A friend asked me to review a resume. I was at a loss as to what to suggest. This was perfect. I’m going to send a link. Thx.

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