The Insider's Guide to Tech Resumes

How to Craft Your Resume to Land an Interview with the Hottest Tech Companies
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 31 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Are you tired of submitting resume after resume to tech companies and hearing nothing but crickets?

We've been there.

We come from non-traditional background (the automotive industry + teaching kindergarten) and struggled to break into tech for years, too.

But we finally cracked the code.

And since then, we've:

  • Worked at companies like Apple, Samsung, Dell, and LinkedIn - as well as several VC-backed startups
  • Screened thousands of resumes in hiring people for our teams

So we know exactly what works - and what doesn't

Come along with us as we show you how tech recruiters actually read resumes. And how to craft a resume that WILL get you an interview at even the hottest tech companies.

The Insiders Guide to Tech Resumes - your start on the path to a dream job in tech

What are the requirements?

  • A willingness to learn a brand-new approach to resumes that's different from everything society has taught you

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand exactly how tech recruiters and hiring managers assess resumes
  • Craft a resume that gets interviews at the hottest tech companies

Who is the target audience?

  • Students and recent graduates
  • Experienced job seekers looking to break into the technology industry

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: You've Been Playing the Wrong Resume Game

Struggling with your tech resume?

We've been there!

Jonathan and Jeremy both come from non-traditional backgrounds, so we know how hard it is to break into this space. Let us help you get your foot in the door with an awesome tech resume!


You've been told your whole life that the key to a good resume is basically formatting - using the right template, the right kinds of bullet points, the right grammar. But it turns out that "resume game" is actually the wrong one.

Now find out why...


The real resume game is totally different than what you've been taught. Learn how you need to master both the machine and human stages of this new game in order to succeed.

3 questions

Which of the following rules is based on the real resume game vs. the one school taught you...

Section 2: Here's How to Win the Real Game

So now you know what the real resume game is about.

But what are its rules?

And how do you win???

Find out now...


See a live walkthrough of a resume makeover - from typical, ho-hum CV to rockstar tech job-winner!

3 questions

Which of the following examples would be more likely to help you win the real resume game...

Section 3: Time to Crush Your Tech Resume

Because the real tech resume is so different than you might have expected, let's review the key findings - as well as how you can immediately put them to use in your own career.


Thanks for joining us! We can't wait to see you crush the real tech resume game!!!


And here's a little bonus to thank you for participating!

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Instructor Biography

Jonathan Chizick, Tech startup executive, advisor, and career mentor

I've been mentoring professionals on career management in tech companies for over 10 years. I'm currently a Career Advisor for MBA students at Berkeley's Haas School of Business where I provide students & alumni with 1-1 advising on their career search in the technology & startup fields.

I'm actively involved in the Silicon Valley startup world, as a mentor at the 500 Startups Accelerator and advisor to several startups and Venture Capital funds. I was the first business hire at Drippler (Series-A funded startup) where I launched the US office and global sales organization. Previously, I launched the Alienware PC Gaming product line globally, pioneered viral marketing at Best Buy, co-founded WalkAbout Wireless, and designed & built cars at Ford.

Instructor Biography

Jeremy Schifeling, CEO, Break into Tech

Jeremy is the founder of Break into Tech ( - a resource site for all students exploring tech careers, even those with non-technical backgrounds. Prior to launching the site, he earned internship offers from Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft as a Michigan MBA, hired teams at LinkedIn, and served as the VP of Marketing at Fidelis Education, a VC-backed edtech startup. As a former kindergarten teacher and nonprofit staffer, he's happy to help any and all students make the journey into tech!

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