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How to Make Your Resume
Sound Human
The Resume Problem
Most of us have been taught to write a resume
in a horrible style we call Corporate Zombie
Speak.
Who t...
You are way cooler than that!
Everything about you is unique:
• No one else has your story - or ever will
• No one has the exact mix of talents
you have...
Why not show more of your human
side in your resume?
It isn’t hard to make your resume
sound human
Start by telling your story
to someone, or writing it
down.
You’ll incorpora...
Go through your resume with a red pen and get
rid of all the Corporate Zombie Speak language:
Results-oriented professiona...
What will you put into your resume in
place of the zombie words you took
out?
Take a look at Jane Banks’ BEFORE and AFTER ...
JANE ELIZABETH BANKS
17 Cherry Tree Lane
London, CO 80203 (123) 234-3456 gojanego@foggylondon.com
SKILL SETS
Results-orien...
Let’s bring more of Jane across in her
new Human-Voiced Resume™!
Here is the top section of Jane’s
Human-Voiced Resume™
Jane Elizabeth Banks
London, Colorado (123) 234-3456 jane.elizabeth...
Now Jane’s resume sounds human!
You can put a human voice in your resume, the same way Jane
did! Read Liz Ryan’s columns a...
What is Human Workplace?
Human Workplace is a publishing, coaching and
consulting firm. Our mission is to reinvent work fo...
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What is Human Workplace? Human How to Make Your Resume Sound Human

What is Human Workplace?
Human Workplace is a publishing, coaching and
consulting firm. Our mission is to reinvent work for
people.
Our CEO and Founder, Liz Ryan, is a former
Fortune 500 HR SVP and the world’s most widely-
read career and workplace advisor.

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