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How to tell your ‘career story’ in a way that lands you a new job

How to tell your ‘career story’ in a way that lands you a new job

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Decide on your storyline

Creating your narrative involves knowing yourself and being able to articulate an overall story about yourself, including where you are coming from, what you’re seeking, why you feel ready to take on a new role, what kind of company are you looking for, and what value you can...

Your role as a storyteller is to portray yourself as a winning candidate, so think about the qualities you want to project.

  • Figure out what your true and best qualities are. Enthusiasm ranks very high on the list, as well as passion, confidence, re...

A strong and consistent message about yourself will energize every one of your conversations. The encounters you’ll have on your job journey should not be viewed as one-off events. You’ll succeed only when all those meetings reflect the unity and coherence of your message.

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To be dynamic and compelling, you’ll want the scripts you deliver throughout your journey to be well structured.

For each occasion, design a script that has four parts:

  • An opening or grabber
  • Your message
  • Reasons that support your message
  • E...

Internalize each script, so you deliver your lines with clarity. Make sure you have a script you feel excited about. Once you’re fully invested in it, learn it.

Practicing quietly is excellent, but for the most important meetings, it’s best to rehearse out loud. Practi...

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