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How to Make Your Resume Stand Out in a Crowded Job Market

Episode overview

Ever found yourself staring at a blank document, the cursor blinking mockingly as you try to encapsulate your career on a single page? Fear not, as Stephen Greet of BeamJobs steps up to the plate in our latest episode, bringing his tech-savvy approach to the age-old quandary of resume writing. We tear down the intimidating walls of drafting the perfect resume, offering guidance for those struggling to showcase their professional journey.

We start this episode by dissecting the elements of a standout resume, including the surprisingly overlooked part: personalization. With Stephen’s expertise, we cover the essential steps to crafting a resume that tells your story and resonates with hiring managers. We emphasize the persuasive power of numbers and the critical need for clarity, ensuring that your resume won’t be the one lost in the abyss of the ‘apply now’ button.

To conclude this episode, we discuss the resume builder created by BeamJobs, revealing how its straightforward, step-by-step assistance helps job applicants succeed. This game-changing tool helped Pete’s son breeze through his graduate school application.

32 minutes

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    About Pete Newsome

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    Pete Newsome is the President and founder of zengig, which he created after spending two decades in staffing and recruiting. He’s also the founder of 4 Corner Resources, the nationally acclaimed and award-winning staffing and recruiting firm he started out of a home office in 2005. Pete’s primary mission back then was the same as it is today: to do business in a personal way; with a commitment to zengig becoming the most comprehensive source of expert advice, tools, and resources for career growth and happiness. When he’s not in the office or spending time with his family of six, you can find Pete sharing his career knowledge and expertise through public speaking, writing, and as the host of the Finding Career Zen & Hire Calling podcasts.