Marketing your diversity in a job search

In the article, How to market your diversity in your job search, Adejoke Adeboyejo highlights these tips to highlight the unique aspects of your professional background –

  • Understand your unique value proposition by writing a great personal statement.
  • Tailor your resume and cover letter to highlight your diversity. Write about how your background has shaped your and helped you develop professional skills
  • Leverage your network to find a professional position.
  • Showcase your diversity in your personal branding. Share your story on social media platforms.
  • Be confident in your interviews. Practice for your upcoming interviews and use the STAR (Situation, Task, Action, Result) method to successfully answer interview questions.
By Melanie Kiel
Melanie Kiel Career Coach