Episode 63: On Rethinking Resume Writing to Create Your Personal Brand with Wendi Weiner the Writing Guru

This episode is sponsored by Felix Gray Glasses. For a stylish solution to digital eye strain head over to: www.felixgrayglasses.com/happylawyer

Do you know how to position yourself for that  next opportunity, job, or career transition? Writing Guru, Wendi Weiner, is a former BigLaw attorney that helps craft the perfect resume to share not just what you do, but who you are. On today’s episode we chat about her transition out of law into the niche market of resume writing. She shares resume writing tips, as well as, her list of common mistakes lawyers are making on their resumes. 

What you’ll learn:

About Wendi’s journey as a lawyer
Signs to look for in order to know when it is time to make a career transition
The catalyst for Wendi’s career transition
Ways to maximize your time to pursue your passions
Realistic hurdles to overcome when thinking about leaving the law
The power of outworking your competitors in order to outperform them
Resume writing tips
Ways to think outside the box when crafting your resume
Common mistakes lawyers make on their resume
The importance of your LinkedIn Profile
Tips for personal branding

Best Advice for Finding Happiness:

“In order for you to love what you are doing you have to have passion there…if you feel that you are not passionate about your career really consider things that you can do differently..there are other routes that lawyers can go into”

“You have to love what you do and you can still love leveraging your law degree even outside of the practice of law”

Resources:  

* Felix Gray Glasses, www.felixgrayglasses.com/Happylawyer   

* National Resume Writers’ Association, https://www.thenrwa.com/

* Gary Vaynerchuck, https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/

Connect with Wendy:

On Her Website: http://writingguru.net/

On Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewritingguru/

On Twitter: https://twitter.com/@writing_guru

On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewritingguru

Thank you!

I know that time is your most valuable resource so I really appreciate you spending some of it with me. If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it!

If you’d like to help me improve and grow the podcast, I’d love if you could take 60-seconds to leave an honest review and rating on iTunes at http://bit.ly/happylawyercast. Reviews and ratings are extremely helpful when it comes to the ranking of the show and I genuinely love hearing from you!

Lastly, don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you won’t miss an episode!

*****************************************************

While you’re here, check out some of these great affiliate links:

If student loans have you down and you are considering refinancing, consider CommonBond. http://bit.ly/CommonBondStudentLoan using this link gives you $200 towards your student loan!

They have some of the best rates and give a portion of their proceeds to help support access to education to children worldwide. Stop paying those big banks and start doing some good with your interest payments!

Or download your first book for free over at audible: http://www.audibletrial.com/TheHappyLawyerProject

******************************************************

Don’t forget to follow me:

Website: www.thehappylawyerproject.com

IG:@thehappylawyerproject https://www.instagram.com/thehappylawyerproject/?hl=en

FB:@thehappylawyerproject https://www.facebook.com/thehappylawyerproject/  

Twitter: @theHLPpodcast https://twitter.com/thehlppodcast

Podcast equipment: *Blue Yeti Microphone- http://amzn.to/2pNRHch

********************************************************************

The Happy Lawyer Project is proudly sponsored by Felix Gray Glasses. Felix Gray provides beautifully crafted computer glasses to alleviate dry eyes, blurred vision, and headaches caused by digital eye strain. The best part about Felix Gray Glasses is that they provide free shipping and a 30 day money back guarantee. If you spend more than 6 hours a day in front of a computer screen I would definitely recommend giving these a try! Go to www.felixgrayglasses.com/happylawyer to let them know I sent you!

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *