As a student at Tulane University, nothing about me screamed traditional college student.
Though I had a range of experiences during my undergraduate years, they weren’t all linear. Anything that sparked an interest in me, I explored. This included blogging, organizing food trucks, working at music festivals, assisting event marketing teams and an array of other odd jobs.
When I began my job search, I knew that I wanted to share all of my unique experiences with a potential employer. However, I just didn’t know how. The one thing I did know was that I had to make it easy, appropriate, and creative in order to get their attention.
With my about.me page, I was able to make my experiences come to life. It served as the home for everything Zoë. This included my résumé, Instagrams from my travels, recent tweets, and even articles I’d written about the latest runway collections. Without about.me, I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to represent myself in the right light to possible employers. Here are three ways about.me allowed me to stand out in the crowd during my job search.
Hear how Zoë landed a great job post-graduation on campus.about.me.
Zoë Björnson is a College Outreach Coordinator with about.me. She is a graduate of Tulane University.
15 responses to 3 Ways My about.me Page Got Me a Job
Congratulations Zoe and best of luck!
Love hearing this! Congrats!
Good to hear that it worked for you. My sister has her Masters in Asian Studies & is still looking for the right job. Maybe she needs to do a page here. Good luck with your job.Tulane is a great university & there’s no place like NOLA.
Congratulations, you totally thought out of the box. Your energy comes through these pages.
Well done Zoë! You used a creative way to present your personality, professional skills, experience and ambition. Wish you all the best!
Thanks for sharing these tips!
So informative and well written – an inspiration to college kids and frankly, just about any age.
Thanks, all! 🙂
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Inspiring story! Great work Zoë
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