Your resume is an 8.5-by-11 inch piece of paper (or digital PDF) that recruiters force you to use as a means of marketing yourself to them. No emojis. No gifs. Not even color. Just black and white. Period. How are you supposed to stand out in a crowded marketplace in which everyone’s resumes look so similar?
This episode features an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant. In this practical and game-changing chapter, my friend Al-Husein Madhany walks through proven methods for crafting the perfect resume for executive assistants and administrative professionals.
Check out the exclusive, on-demand course at resume.assistantsguide.com for a step-by-step guide to crafting your resume. This online course includes access to the proven resume template for executive assistants that you can copy and make your own.
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I’m a longtime executive assistant, international speaker and trainer, founder of The Leader Assistant Community and Premium Membership, author of the #1 Amazon Bestselling book, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant, and host of the #1 podcast for assistants – The Leader Assistant Podcast.
I’ve worked with CEOs, professional athletes, Fortune 100 board members, billionaires, pastors—and their assistants—in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.
I’ve also had the opportunity to speak at administrative professional and executive assistant conferences all over the world, including Hong Kong, Thailand, and Germany.
I’m currently EA to the Founder and CEO of Capacity, a fast-growing artificial intelligence SaaS startup with an AI-powered, support automation platform.
My passion is to help you lead well, resist burnout, and automate before you’re automated.
I live in Kansas City, MO with my amazing wife and 2 boys. My hobbies are podcasting, beer, music, crypto, stocks, and entrepreneurship.
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