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#5 Build a number of stories to draw from

In this video, we're going to talk about how having several stories to share during the interview helps you stand out.

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In this video, we're going to talk about how having several stories to share during the interview helps you stand out.

Obviously... You are SO much more than your resume.

But many of us, for many reasons, only share one side of ourselves during an interview and end up regurgitating our resume.

Instead, use WholeStory to build several stories...

and have them in mind to share during your interview.

This will give the hiring manager a multi-dimensional view of who you are as a person.

For example, what if I told you...

I am trained as a graphic designer and spent 10 years in the industry, both as a practitioner and community builder. Eight of those years, I worked for myself, started two different businesses during that time.

Now, what if I also told you that I played college soccer and grew in humility and teamwork by working hard to help our team get to Nationals even though I sat the bench more than I played?

Or that struggling with dyslexia helped me to find my strength and trust my ability to learn...

Or that discovering I had a brain tumor helped me to realize that I had become a much more open and collaborative person due to the five years leading up to diagnosis where I faced one uncertainty after another.

How do you see me differently now than when you only knew that I was a graphic designer?

This is the power of sharing multiple stories and these are the stories that make us unique.

Let people in on how you came to be the incredible person you are today.

That's it for this video.

Talk to you again soon.