5 Reasons Why Storytelling Helps Your Job Search

5 Reasons Why Storytelling Helps Your Job Search
The film Lincoln is getting rave reviews because it tells a great story in an engaging way. And, it reminds us that the 16th president was most effective at convincing someone to take his side when he was able, without hesitation, to reach into his past and relate a story to the current moment. If you're a job hunter, there are several important lessons you can learn from this movie to aid you in your job search. First and foremost, you need to begin to see yourself as a storyteller. In my article this week in U.S. News & World report, I explain what I mean by this and offer five other key insights about your job hunt gleaned from this great new movie. Read Full Article Happy hunting! Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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