In this period of uncertainty, there are millions of people all over the world who could be about to lose their job. That’s millions of people who have not looked at their resume, LinkedIn profile, or attended a job interview in years. They could also be applying for job roles at a time where hundreds of applicants will all be fighting for the same job. Many businesses now use applicant tracking systems (ATS) that select the best applicants based on how your resume is formatted.
Lynda Spiegel is a professional resume writer whose 14 years as a Global Human Resources executive means she knows how your resume will be viewed by recruiters and hiring managers. She is also a frequent writer and speaker on job search and networking skills and also a member of The Wall Street Journal‘s Experts Panel.
Who knows better than a human resources professional how to coach you throughout your career? Or which resumes get read and which are passed over? Lynda Spiegal collaborated with hundreds of professionals in nearly every industry to help them navigate their job search through interview strategies and etiquette, career decisions and crafting resumes and LinkedIn profiles that optimize each client’s experience. Your resume is your primary marketing tool and should reflect your professional brand. Be certain it showcases how well you fill your next employer’s needs and doesn’t merely list your responsibilities.
As a recruiter, Lynda has posted jobs on LinkedIn, so she also knows how to write a LinkedIn profile. I learn how you can improve your chances of being found by your target employer by articulating your professional brand and the specific accomplishments that differentiate you from every other candidate.
I invited Lynda onto the podcast to share a behind the scenes insights that will improve your chances of getting an interview. We also chat about how you can ensure your application stands out in a world of AI-driven application tracking system and much more.
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