Many PR pros are fantastic storytellers.
If creative thinking and a flair for language helped you land an entry-level marketing position years ago, there’s no good reason those traits can’t help you make a career shift now.
Forbes’ list of four résumé fixes that’ll make you way more popular with recruiters advises using your storytelling prowess to craft a compelling message in your résumé.
Here’s how Forbes says to do that:
[To use] your résumé to tell a compelling story of your myriad accomplishments, you need context. Did you roll out a new CRM system? Be sure to mention that you also evaluated multiple platforms, identified the system most suited to your organization’s needs and negotiated the contract. Your accomplishments will be best illustrated if you also provide the backdrop for which to showcase them.