It’s Time to Land Your Dream Job: Ditch the Generic Resume & Win with a Targeted Job Search (Part 1)

April 22, 2024   |   Season: 3 Episode: 1   |   Transcript

Emily Christakis, NCRW

Connecting people to work they love has been the hallmark of Emily Christakis’ career in human resources and career coaching. She is a Nationally Certified Résumé Writer, one of only <70 writers to hold this distinction and an “Ask the Experts” contributor to pressing job search questions on behalf of The National Résumé Writers’ Association. She is a LinkedIn “Top Job Search Strategies” voice. Emily brings 15 years of experience spearheading organizational and talent development initiatives in global organizations spanning the mobile solutions, financial services and non-profit sectors. A first-generation college graduate, she holds a Master's degree in Education from Fordham University and a Bachelor's in Business Administration from St. John’s University. Her graduate work focused on career counseling theory and putting it into practice, including interpreting career and personality assessments. When she’s not chasing after her two children at a NYC public playground, you will find Emily tinkering in the kitchen with her husband.

Show Notes

Drained by poor response to your generic resumes and uninspired job applications? There’s a better way!

Join career coach Emily Christakis and discover the secrets to a targeted job search that gets you noticed.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The power of your North Star: Find your purpose and craft a resume that shines.
  • Beat the AI: Craft resumes and cover letters that sail through applicant tracking systems.
  • Modern Job Search Landscape: a review of screening tools, how to learn industry jargon and tips for interviews
  • Stay Motivated: how to stay productive even after setbacks.

Plus, get answers to burning questions:

  • How many applications should I submit?
  • Career break blues? We’ve got you covered.
  • Should you hire a career coach?
  • How to unlock the power of LinkedIn for your job search.

This is just Part 1! Stay tuned for more insights from Emily on launching your successful not-for-profit career.


Resources Referenced:

Mind-Blowing LinkedIn Statistics and Facts

“What Color is Your Parachute?” by Richard N. Bolles

 Strong’s Interest inventory

LinkedIn Job Interview Prep

-Many universities offer free career counseling including assessments to alumni.


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