Craft a Compelling Resume: Secrets to Go from Bland to Bold

July 8, 2024
Hosted by Marie Zimenoff

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Episode Description

Hiring managers receive hundreds of resumes for each open position today. How do you make your resume stand out? In this episode of Career Confidante, host Marie Zimenoff interviews guest Amelia Brooke on the power of storytelling in resumes (or CVs where Amelia's located in the UK) and LinkedIn profiles. Amelia shares her journey from working in manufacturing to becoming a recruiter and now a career coach and writer. Marie and Amelia discuss the importance of storytelling in resumes and how it can differentiate you from your peers in today's competitive job market. They also delve into the art of prioritizing stories to make sure your message resonates instantly with the recruiter and hiring manager. Listen in to uncover the secrets to using storytelling to transform your career documents and stand out from the crowd, even if you're making a career transition.

The Career Confidante

Monday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

In the past decade, theories about how we would all need to be “free agents,” in charge of our own career trajectory, have become reality. While there is a good deal of talk about this new reality, little tangible direction exists about how to thrive, not just survive, in this new workforce.

Join career and leadership development expert Marie Zimenoff as she invites you to learn what you need to know today for tomorrow’s career success. She will share the inside scoop on hiring trends, explain how to earn a promotion, and explore what hiring managers are saying across a variety of industries.

Mondays at 3 PM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Business, Marie will provide a featured topic, interview national leaders and review the latest career management tools. You will benefit from a weekly Get Career Smart(tm) tip and featured job of the week, in addition to practical strategies in branding, career transition, advancement, job search, resumes, interviewing, and social media.

Marie Zimenoff

Marie Zimenoff, president of A Strategic Advantage, has guided thousands of job seekers to Get Focused, Get Found, and Get Hired. She provides practical tools, fresh perspectives, proven strategies, and structured coaching for professionals who struggle with promoting themselves. She guides leaders in gaining the skills, confidence, and network they need to grow as leaders and advance their careers in today’s de-jobbing economy.

As a thought leader in the career industry, Marie has mentored and trained career professionals and been selected as a speaker for national career conferences and pre-conference programs. Job seekers, company leaders, and career professionals know that when Marie presents, they can count on gaining valuable information and walking away with tools they can use today.

Marie holds a Master’s Degree in counseling and career development and the industry’s top certifications in career coaching, leadership coaching, branding, and resume writing. She has served as president of The National Resume Writer’s Association and the Colorado Career Development Association. She is also a facilitator and district coordinator for the Rotary Leadership Institute for Rotary International District 5440.

Marie is a career expert for Yahoo! Education, a contributor to career industry books and journals, and an expert source for BusinessNewsDaily, major professional association publications, and local newspaper and radio media nationwide.

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July 2024

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