How to Write a Resume That Gets You Hired in Tech

Does everything about the tech job market make you nervous?

Or is it just the thought of stepping into one of those open offices, sitting across from a hiring manager in plastic-rimmed glasses, and trying to sound like you’ve been using JavaScript for years?

Totally understandable! I’ll get to that job interview thing later. But before you can slide into a beanbag and land your very first tech job title, you need to GET the interview.

In other words, you need a resume that convinces hiring managers it is worth their time to call you up and bring you into the office.

Unfortunately, resumes don’t look exactly like they used to, ESPECIALLY in the fast-paced tech scene, where results are more important than impressive pedigrees and your skill set trumps your years of experience.

Dusting off and updating your trusty resume is hard enough. How do you go about adapting it to the tech job market?

Today on SkillcrushTV, Randle is walking you through the 3 steps to writing a resume that will get you hired in tech. Hint: your 4 years of college lacrosse might not be relevant when it comes to mobile design, and tech resumes are all about hard skills.

Head to our YouTube channel and find out EXACTLY what you need to do to get your resume in order, and stay tuned for more helpful career tips.

Adda Birnir

Adda is not only the CEO and founder of Skillcrush, but also an instructor. With her self-taught tech skills, she’s worked on building sites for the New York Times, ProPublica and MTV.

When Adda isn’t developing or teaching on Skillcrush, she enjoys watching Hall & Oates videos on YouTube.

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