Date(s) - 09/18/2021
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Be the Captain of Your Career Part 1: Resume Secrets that Might Surprise You
Have you ever submitted a resume for a position but weren’t called for an interview? You probably made one (or more) mistakes that scuttled your chance of landing an interview. After seeing candidate after candidate skipped over because what they had (or didn’t have) in their resumes, professional recruiter Jack Molisani will share little-known facts about how employers view and reject candidates based solely on their resumes.
Be the Captain of Your Career Part 2: The Top 10 Mistakes Content Professionals Make when Looking for Work
From writing a resume to applying for jobs, there are a range of small, common mistakes that can derail your job search. In this segment, Jack will discuss the top 10 mistakes content professionals make when looking for work (whether contract, staff, or consulting), with proactive tips on how to avoid these pitfalls and increase your chances of landing that next job or contract.
Be the Captain of Your Career Part 3: Get That Interview! How to Beat the Dreaded Applicant Tracking System
Have you ever applied for a job via a company’s website but never received an interview? Chances are you made one (or several) mistakes that kicked you out of the running.
An applicant tracking system is a job application platform that uses artificial intelligence to rank how well it “thinks” you match the job for which you are applying. Make just one tiny mistake in your resume formatting and boom! you are disqualified. In this segment, we’ll cover valuable tips and tricks for getting past applicant tracking systems.
About Our Speaker
Jack Molisani is an STC Fellow, a member of the STC Nominating Committee, and the President of ProSpring Technical Staffing, an employment agency specializing in content professionals (both contract and perm): https://ProspringStaffing.com
He’s also the author of Be The Captain of Your Career: A New Approach to Career Planning and Advancement, which hit #5 on Amazon’s Career and Resume Best Seller list.
Jack also produces The LavaCon Conference on Content Strategy and TechComm Management, which will be virtual this year in October: https://LavaCon.org