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Resumes and Cover Letters with Chloe Condon

Chloe Condon is a Senior Developer Relations Engineer, previously working at Microsoft,, and Codefresh

Before entering tech, she got a degree in Drama from San Francisco State University and worked in the Bay Area as a musical theatre actress, while working 9-5 in various admin roles. She's worked in tech in roles ranging from video game customer support, virtual assistant, office manager, executive assistant, and recruiting. A Hackbright graduate and mentor to many non-traditional background folks in tech, she's passionate about bringing more artists into tech and more tech into the arts. 

Show Notes:

This season, we’re helping you level up your interviewing skills! Each week Lauren Lee, Danny Ramos, and industry experts will offer advice on navigating career progression within tech.

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Topics Covered On This Episode: 

  • Objective Statement: Write or leave out? 
  • Make Your Resume Pop 
  • Resume No-Nos 
  • Getting Personal
  • Playing The Algorithm Game: Is listing every tech keyword I can think of in hopes of making it past a machine learning screen a good idea? 
  • Getting Feedback 
  • Including Non-Tech Work
  • Keeping Things Up-To-Date 

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