Storytelling for Career-Changers

17 March 2021 6:00 pm LT Online Career Change

If you’re changing careers, there’s one question you’ll be asked time and time again: “Why?” 🧐 If you’re asked this in an interview, you need to make sure you’ve got a good answer prepared…

In fact, it’s not just an answer. It’s your signature career-change story, and it’s a crucial part of how you market yourself in your new field 📖

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In this workshop, CareerFoundry mentor Hendrikje Wagner demonstrates how to craft a compelling career-change story. Here’s what’s covered:

  • Why storytelling is effective (and important) for job interviews
  • How to use storytelling techniques to craft your signature story
  • How to prepare six engaging stories to ace your next interview

It’s not always easy to explain why you’re changing careers. You know you’re doing it because it “feels right,” but communicating your motivations and your mission to employers can be a challenge. Fortunately, storytelling is a simple yet powerful tool that anyone can learn. By the end of this video, you’ll have your unique career-change story ready to go.

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Hendrikje Wagner

Career Specialist at CareerFoundry

Before becoming a CareerFoundry mentor, Hendrikje worked in sales for fifteen years and put all kinds of presentation, storytelling, and sales techniques into practice. In addition to working with students, Hendrikje is currently building a startup as a co-founder, and consults about business storytelling. As a passionate storyteller, Hendrikje wants to help her students define their stories and be confident about their career change.

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