How to stand out without a resume (20 ways)

You've incorrectly been told that the only way to stand out is by having fancy degrees and credentials. Here's how you actually stand out in the hiring process.

Joel Bein
Joel Bein

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Get Personal


People like to hear the sound of their own name.

When you shoot a video pitch, or book a call with an employee, be sure to build rapport.

Address them by their first name, do prep work to learn about them. Be interested and curious.

You're not applying to a job, you're building relationships.


20 Ways to Stand Out Without a Resume

In this Twitter thread, Sahil Bloom gives solid tips on how to stand out in today's market.

Tweet from Sahil Bloom about Career and standing out by Career Hackers

Quote of the Day


“To be interesting, be interested.”
— Dale Carnegie


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Joel Bein

Joel Bein is Head of Growth at Career Hackers and passionate about personal growth and self-driven learning. As a classically trained musician, he is Founder of the New Orleans Chamber Players.