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Jun 10, 2019

Meg Applegate is a natural opportunity visionary and encourager.  As the founder and resume writer of Hinge Resume Collaborative, she is a matchmaker for people and their next opportunity through resume writing and design. She holds the certified professional resume writer (CPRW) credential and a master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs. She is an ‘Ask the Experts’ contributor for the National Resume Writers’ Association and her work is featured in the most recent edition of Resume For DummiesⓇ. A native Hoosier and enthusiast of antiques and old homes, she is driven by her faith, family, dark chocolate and her morning cup of coffee.

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • How she cold-called her way into a new career
  • How, as a new mom, she found a jobshare with a colleague
  • About the identity crisis she faced at the beginning of her career pause when she was no longer receiving praise or achieving short term goals as she had at work
  • Why she decided to become a Certified Professional Resume Writer
  • How starting her own business gives her the flexibility she needs now and an opportunity to build into her long-term plan to career coach
  • How resumes have evolved into marketing your personal brand
  • What specific details you need to remove from your resume now to avoid it lookig outdated
  • How (and why) to be active on LinkedIn beyond your profile
  • How to create your own Personal Board of Advisors