Ep #15: Standing Out in the Job Market with Marcelle Yeager

Marcelle YeagerMarcelle Yeager is an experienced strategy and communications consultant and co-founder of Career Valet. With years of experience hiring and mentoring staff both in the U.S. and abroad, Marcelle co-founded her company to help people progress in their careers. Her firm provides clients with personalized career navigation services and she is passionate about writing and helping people effectively communicate their skills and abilities.

On this episode Marcelle gives us a career coaching session, focusing on the most important features everyone needs on a great resume, as well as ways to stand out from the crowd when pursuing a new position. She helps us get into the minds of recruiters and understand what they’re looking for and how to give it to them in an effective format. She also shares insights on several tools that make her work possible, including an easy to use website platform and online legal services. This episode is packed with great advice!

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Powerful Insights Include:

  • Don’t be afraid to highlight all your strengths—brag on yourself because no one else will
  • A strong professional summary can set your resume apart and hook hiring managers
  • Why hooking a recruiter in the first six seconds is critical
  • Consider an infographic or digital component to your application to stand out among applicants
  • Why you must show a prospective employer how you espouse their culture and can sell their business
  • How to use online legal services for straightforward and uncomplicated legal documents
  • Why shared online access to important family legal documents is critical for geographically disbursed families
  • The benefits of using a password keeper to manage passwords and protect you from hacking
  • Why you should enlist help from friends and professionals in your job search
  • The significance of investing heavily in your networking to make the connections that lead to your next position


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