16th February, 2021 - 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Telling Story Tidbits – Bringing Your Résumé to Life
Your interviewer asks you to “tell me about yourself…” Now what do you say? Your nervousness just increased because you are afraid that you may share too much or not enough information. In order to be memorable and stand out from the other candidates, it is best to communicate in an authentic, genuine and concise way. Telling and sharing stories is one of the best ways to do this but you will not have much time to share long stories in an interview. In this workshop, you will learn how to develop story tidbits about your experiences that will inform and engage your interviewers so that they want to hear more. The use of the story tidbits template will allow you easily respond to the “tell me about yourself…” request without sounding rehearsed or fake. The end result is that you may get hired because you were respected, valued, and unforgettable.
What We Will Cover:
- 3 keys to developing juicy story tidbits
- 3 essential elements needed to tell your story tidbits well
- Overview of story tidbit template for answering the “tell me about yourself…” request
Materials Needed: Please have a copy of your résumé available for reference and story tidbit template development.
Workshop Length: 45 minutes. Please plan to log into Zoom 5 – 10 minutes early.
Who Should Attend:
Unemployed and underemployed individuals looking to work in a professional environment and seeking relevant and practical information or advice regarding the next steps in their job search or career path. This includes individuals in mid-career transition, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, recent college graduates launching their careers, and mature workers not ready or able to retire.
Cost to Attend: Free
Dress: Business casual
Virtual: Via Zoom
Registration Required: Please register below.
TampaBay-Job-Links is a non-profit supported by individuals and foundations including Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, Rooms To Go Foundation, Tampa JCC & Federation, Truist Foundation, and Vinik Family Foundation.