Looking for a new job right after you graduate can be intimidating and daunting. But 20-year-old Ankita Chawla bagged an impressive and landed a kickass job with Deloitte. All it required was for her to think out-of-the-box.
While most of us prefer online portals like LinkedIn to hunt for new jobs, Ankita uploaded her resume on Instagram. She created a page on the social media platform with the username @hireankitachawla and instead of chasing vacancies, she made the firms notice her.
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Ankita’s resume wasn’t a conventional one. It was not only detailed and structured, but also aesthetically appealing, innovative and super quirky! Have a look at the snapshots of her creative and brilliant resume!
Hard to miss, isn’t it? Ankita’s spectacular montage of her interests and achievements would make any employer want to hire her. And that’s exactly what happened! She got her first job at Deloitte via Instagram as a visual content creator. Her Insta bio now reads: “Hi, I am Ankita Chawla. Now hired! I am a Visual Content Creator 📸 and a Writer ✏️.”
Reportedly, when Ankita was asked about the inspiration or the thought behind the idea, she said that while her friends were bagging their first jobs, she was struggling with finding one. This made her want to do something that would attract the attention of employers and make them notice her skills. She devoted 60 hours in designing her Instagram resume and another 5 hours in its execution. “I was a little skeptical at first because it wasn’t a traditional format that an employer is used to see. I knew my resume was a misfit amongst the other resumes that were going out and I knew that brought with itself a chance for failure and criticism but I eventually embraced it,” she added.
Isn’t this truly inspiring? Want to know how she formulated the concept and drafted the perfect employee bio? Well, here are a few hacks to up your resume game from Ankita herself. Read and learn!
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