57 episodes

The Resume Storyteller with Virginia Franco brings you interviews with career industry experts and regular folks who tested the job search waters and succeeded, and strategies to tell your career story.

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The Resume Storyteller with Virginia Franco brings you interviews with career industry experts and regular folks who tested the job search waters and succeeded, and strategies to tell your career story.

    3 LinkedIn Tools to Help You Show Up Higher in Search

    3 LinkedIn Tools to Help You Show Up Higher in Search

    3 LinkedIn Tools to Help You Show Up More in Search LinkedIn and its LinkedIn Recruiter solution are both platforms used by hiring professionals to search for qualified candidates. With the rise of AI and the fact that there are close to 800M users on the platform, the platform has become increasingly algorithm-driven as a way to “whittle down” search. Keywords (in this case Key Skills) are a critical factor in how LinkedIn’s algorithm ranks candidates. In plain speak, this means to...

    • 19 min
    Job Search Takeaways from a Topsy Turvy Career

    Job Search Takeaways from a Topsy Turvy Career

    With summer around the corner, it felt like a great time to reflect on my career journey and path to accidental entrepreneurship -- and hopefully provide some solace, comfort and inspiration for those struggling with what feels like a non-linear path. In this week’s podcast, I walk through my career job-by-job . . . how I got it, what worked and what didn’t, and strategies for explaining it all during job search. 4 TAKEAWAYS:− Careers can be twisty and turny and that’s OK.&nbs...

    • 27 min
    Interview with Career Switch Author Dr. Dawn Graham

    Interview with Career Switch Author Dr. Dawn Graham

    ABOUT DAWN:Dawn is an Author, TEDx Speaker and LinkedIn Learning Instructor who talks about Career Moblity, the Talent Marketplace, Reskilling & Rebranding and more. For 6 years, she hosted the live weekly call-in show "Dr. Dawn on Careers" on SIRIUSXM's Business Radio (132) where she interviewed talent experts and company leaders around the world to broadcast the latest market/talent trends and career insights to a live national audience. She is also a regular contributor to Fo...

    • 40 min
    Interview with Career Consultant and Resume Writer Colleen Paulson

    Interview with Career Consultant and Resume Writer Colleen Paulson

    About ColleenBeginning with her career as an engineer, then production manager and pricing analyst for 2 Fortune 50 companies (Procter & Gamble and FedEx), it’s safe to state that Colleen is an expert in career pivots. Colleen launched her writing business in 2006 and has served a wide range of corporate clients including The Motley Fool and Investopedia. She has written and reviewed thousands of resumes during her work as a resume writer and MBA Admissions Consultant for Carneg...

    • 39 min
    Interview with Career Coach & Resiliency Expert David Lee

    Interview with Career Coach & Resiliency Expert David Lee

    David is a career coach and has been involved in the resilience field for over 30 years. A 3X career changer himself, he is the Founder of Soul Satisfying work. His diverse background includes work in the addictions field as a counselor, and he is passionate about physical fitness, healthy nutrition and the application of wisdom traditions and mindfulness practices in today’s complex world. He has presented at conferences and association meetings throughout North America and Austral...

    • 47 min
    Interview with Sr. Technical Recruiter Nicole Reyes

    Interview with Sr. Technical Recruiter Nicole Reyes

    OUR CHAT Nicole pulled back the curtain to discuss her process for finding and vetting candidates. We discussed how she uses Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) plays, online and niche job boards, what she looks, red flags and much more. She also shared insights on navigating ghosting and staying top of mind. ABOUT NICOLENicole Reyes has spent more than 20 years in the Department of Energy industry as a technical recruiter – where she recruits engineers and scientists with ...

    • 1 hr 3 min

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Ima listener ,

A new favorite!

What an informative + entertaining podcast! I look forward to the content put out and never want to miss another episode! Highly Recommend A++

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Amazing perspectives

Love all the guests that Virginia has on the podcast. So many great insights and perspectives. Also, love learning from her and her wisdom. Keep the episodes coming!

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Amazing!!!

This podcast is amazing!! This is my go to podcast whenever I am looking to listen to something! She is so smart and so intelligent! 10/10 would recommend this to anyone!

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