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59. Cover Letters & Design: Your Secret Weapons

Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 059 Cover letters. Phew. Okay. Let’s take a deep breath. We know these are often an applicant’s least favorite thing. Want to know a secret? The trick to cover letters is not to skimp or provide the minimal amount of effort. Your cover letter is not just an extra chore, …

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57. Overcome Lack of Experience & Defeat Resume Gaps

Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 057 Lack of experience and resume gaps are oftentimes something we dread. But guess what? There are many ways to overcome these issues. In this episode, we recommend focusing on 2 areas over the course of the next 12 weeks: 1) Volunteer Work and Internships 2) Pursuing a new certification. We also …

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56. Frame for Career Pivot

Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 056 So, you’re in a career field that you’re tired of and you want to pivot. Maybe you’re good at more than one thing, like Digital Marketing and Sales. You’d like to explore both career avenues while you’re applying rather than limiting yourself to one industry. In this episode, we introduce …

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55. Sculpt Work Experience

Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 055 There are many approaches and ways to compile your work experience on your resume, but VirtForce has set the BAR as your standard to remember moving forward. Consider the following three strategies that encompass the acronym B.A.R.: Bullet Points, Action Verbs, and Relevancy. To learn how to apply this method and raise …

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54. Transferable Skills & Work Experience

Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 054 Many military spouses and transitioning service members ask, “How do you take your military job and put it into civilian terms?” The answer is that you have to learn to recognize the skills you developed, verbalize them, and highlight them. One of the easiest ways to do this …

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51. Strategy for Quantifying Resumes

Show Notes | June 29, 2020 | Episode 051 One of our favorite strategies for developing an outstanding resume is QUANTIFYING the content in your work experience. Quantifying means to express the quantity or to measure your work in some way. We love this strategy because using it is easier than you might think. We encourage …

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