CHAPTER 3

Telling the Story of You

 

Your series of life experiences is your story. Everything you have done has made you who you are today. The challenge that you, just like most other people, face is conveying your story in a way that is meaningful to those reading it or hearing it—your audience. Traditionally, you told your work story on a single sheet of resume paper. Luckily there are new alternatives today. But creating your story in any format requires that you organize and prioritize and build the most compelling and relevant story so it grabs your readers’ attention and makes them want to take action.

There are lots of options, opinions, and styles for creating your story. In this chapter we’ll look at what you can do to create an ...

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