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Résumé Revamp: Post-Divorce Job Hunting with Josef Stetter • How to Split a Toaster • Season 9 • Episode 4

Résumé Revamp: Post-Divorce Job Hunting with Josef Stetter

In this episode, Seth and Pete welcome Josef Stetter, also known as “The Résumé Whisperer,” to share his insights on creating a compelling post-divorce résumé that will help you land the job you desire.

Seth and Pete discuss with Josef the challenges faced by individuals re-entering the workforce after a divorce. They explore strategies for highlighting transferable skills, quantifying accomplishments, and showcasing the unique value you bring to the table. Josef emphasizes the importance of tailoring your résumé to the specific job and company you’re targeting, rather than relying on generic approaches.

Questions we answer in this episode:

  • How can I make my résumé stand out after being out of the workforce for an extended period?
  • What transferable skills should I highlight on my post-divorce résumé?
  • How do I get past the AI filters and ensure my résumé reaches human eyes?

Key Takeaways:

  • Quantify your accomplishments and contributions to demonstrate your value
  • Tailor your résumé to the specific job and company you’re targeting
  • Be proactive in your job search by making personal connections and following up

Josef also shares practical tips for acing the job interview, including coming prepared, projecting confidence, and focusing on quantifiable achievements rather than just duties and responsibilities. Seth and Pete engage in a lively discussion with Josef, providing examples and actionable advice for listeners navigating the post-divorce job search.

This episode is packed with valuable insights and strategies for creating a standout post-divorce résumé and acing the job interview. Whether you’ve been out of the workforce for a while or are looking to switch careers, Josef’s expert guidance will help you showcase your unique strengths and land the job you deserve.

Plus, we tackle a listener question about bringing AI into your divorce.

Links & Notes

Seth Nelson is a Tampa based family lawyer known for devising creative solutions to difficult problems. In How to Split a Toaster, Nelson and co-host Pete Wright take on the challenge of divorce with a central objective — saving your most important relationships with your family, your former spouse, and yourself.
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