Resume Is Passe, Write A Coherent Professional Storyline

 

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  • Do I share something in common with you?
  • How do we relate to each other?
  • Are you relevant to my work?

People work with people they can relate to and identify with. Trust comes from personal disclosure. And that kind of sharing is hard to convey in a resume.

That’s why the resume is on the out, and the bio is on the rise.

Do you know the art of writing a  Bio? Have you ever got a lesson in this essential task?

Dude, you are not alone.

“Even the most skilled communicators get tongue-tied and twisted when trying to represent themselves in writing. We fear the two extremes: obnoxious self-importance or boring earnestness. It gets further complicated when you’re in the midst of a career or business reinvention. You have to reconcile the different twists and turns of your past into a coherent professional storyline,” says Michael Margolis in his article. He has identified a few key pointers for reinventing your bio as a story.

Adapted from” The Resume Is Dead, The Bio Is King”. Read the complete article here.

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