Month: June 2020

  • 50. Strategy for Keywords

    50. Strategy for Keywords

    Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 050 Don’t let the term “keyword” mystify you. Keywords are nothing more than basic search terms. For example, if you’re looking for someone to remodel your house, you may search the internet for the following keywords: general contractor, home remodel, or construction services. Similarly, when a company is looking for the right candidate, they […]

  • 49. Strategy for Targeted Resumes

    49. Strategy for Targeted Resumes

    Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 049 A resume template, which we talk about in previous episodes of Resume Boot Camp, is the frame for your resume. You can augment or tailor this template for each position to which you apply. In this episode, we  want to encourage you to have a template for every […]

  • 48. Resume Format & Content

    48. Resume Format & Content

    Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 048 Have you struggled with wondering where to even start on your resume? How to format it and what in the world even goes in it? There are many ways to format your resume, and some are more creative than others; however, we want you to master the foundation of the […]

  • 47. Resume Real Estate

    47. Resume Real Estate

    Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 047 Have you ever heard the phrase, “If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter”? It’s a joke about how being concise actually takes more time than writing dense and lengthy content. The same concept applies to your resume.  In this episode of Resume Boot Camp, we talk […]

  • 46. Work From Home Parents

    46. Work From Home Parents

    Show Notes | June 25, 2020 | Episode 46 This episode is sponsored by our military spouse employment partners at Instant Teams. We are thrilled to sit down with Ben Killoy from Military Veteran Dad. After his position was eliminated at a traditional brick-and-mortar, Ben was able to transition his “side hustle” into his purpose. […]

  • 45. ​​​​​​​#Hired: Don’t Let Job Descriptions Get You Down

    45. ​​​​​​​#Hired: Don’t Let Job Descriptions Get You Down

    Show Notes | June 23, 2020 | Episode 045 How many of you have passed up the opportunity to apply for a job because you disqualified yourself after reading the job description? We have all done it at some point. We read the job description and think there is no way they would consider us for […]

  • 44. Top 5 Strategies for Protecting Yourself From Scams

    44. Top 5 Strategies for Protecting Yourself From Scams

    Show Notes | June 18, 2020 | Episode 044 Last week, we talked about how sophisticated scams are becoming. This week, we’re giving you all the tools you need to protect yourself. From reminders on when (if ever) to provide sensitive information to leveraging your network, we’ve got you covered. After listening to our mini-series […]

  • 43. #Hired: Networking Works   

    43. #Hired: Networking Works   

    Show Notes | June 16, 2020 | Episode 043 Did you know that networking really can get you #hired? Alex shares her story on how she heard about VirtForce in another Facebook group and then joined our community. This episode dives into the support, tips, and tricks Alex learned from VirtForce that helped her find a […]

  • 42. Top 5 Red Flags For Spotting Scams

    42. Top 5 Red Flags For Spotting Scams

    Show Notes | June 11, 2020 | Episode 042 Scammers are getting incredibly good at scamming you and it’s terrifying. “Hiring managers” are copying the company logo from LinkedIn, the HR director’s photo and name, and even setting up an email with the HR director’s name. Offer letters are being send by these scammers. We […]

  • 41. #Hired: Invest in Yourself

    41. #Hired: Invest in Yourself

    Show Notes | June 2, 2020 | Episode 041 Virtual Job versus Virtual Career. What’s the difference between the two, and how does it apply to you? In this episode, Tanairi shares the story of why she had to take a step back to think about what she wanted for herself in a virtual career. Taking […]