Write Your Resume Like a Fanfic

Resume building can be difficult and distracting, especially when looking for a job in a new industry. This workshop teaches new job seekers how to narrativize their work and personal experiences through the lens of fanfiction to create a standout resume. Attendees will learn common fanfic lingo like Mary Sue and canon-compliant that will give them tools to craft their story story as passionate, inspired career changers. They will also have the opportunity to test out their new skills on workshop writing samples and resumes.


Jess Unrein Software Engineer, Sprout Social Engineer

Jess is a Chicago based software engineer, writer, public speaker, and community organizer. She believes code is a tool that people can use to improve their job prospects, problem solving skills, and generally better their lives. Jess's passion is getting people from non-traditional backgrounds into coding. Her personal 2017 goals are to read 52 novels and play 16 new board games.

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Write Your Resume Like a Fanfic

Resume building can be difficult and distracting, especially when looking for a job in a new industry. This workshop teaches new job seekers how to narrativize their work and personal experiences through the lens of fanfiction to create a standout resume. Attendees will learn common fanfic lingo like Mary Sue and canon-compliant that will give them tools to craft their story story as passionate, inspired career changers. They will also have the opportunity to test out their new skills on workshop writing samples and resumes.

Jess Unrein

Software Engineer, Sprout Social Engineer

Jess is a Chicago based software engineer, writer, public speaker, and community organizer. She believes code is a tool that people can use to improve their job prospects, problem solving skills, and generally better their lives. Jess's passion is getting people from non-traditional backgrounds into coding. Her personal 2017 goals are to read 52 novels and play 16 new board games.

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