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[Webinar] Live Resume Workshop for Cybersecurity Professionals by Katia Dean

Are you struggling to break into the Cybersecurity field? Your resume may be to blame.

Also the general mindset that Cybersecurity is an exclusive field that's gatekeep'd to hell and back.

So, Katia Dean, Voice of Cyberpros @ Katia's Cylife, gave us a great webinar about how to make a Cyber-esume that catches the eye.

  • It's 2020: People discriminate based on location. Do not put your home address anywhere.
  • If your position is current, put your action verbs in the future.
  • Spell out your acronyms! "CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)".
  • A very interesting point was not needing to put the cities where you went to school at. Schooling doesn't quite matter, and everyone is realizing that (for better or worse).
  • Title yourself for the position you want.
There were a variety of resumes, from those making the jump from networking, to those shifting to another position, to the resumes of Doctors of Cybersecurity!

Also, a big shout out to Amy Scites for summarizing some of the individual critiques on the resume in the chat.


This post is not sponsored, I'm just a fan! Her first e-book, "The Struggle Is Real, A Blueprint Into the Cybersecurity Discipline", should be out at the end of May 2020!

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  1. Hey Morgan! Thank you so much for attending my event. Also recording your experience and sharing with other people. More session to come.

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    1. Always a pleasure, Katia (it took me this long to figure out how to use my profile to comment??? I don't know why).

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