Translating Your Job Experience




Whether you’re trying to land your first role in politics from another industry or you want to make a case for moving into another role or department on campaigns, it’s important to translate and tailor your experience and show that you understand the connections between your previous work and where you want to go. This tool dives into how to translate your experience from this cycle into your next campaign or other progressive industry role or how to take your superpowers from another industry to land your dream job in politics.

  • Includes three on-demand video modules below:
    • Overview & Exploring Your “Why” (10:34)
    • Map the Job Description & Identify How Your Experience Relates (6:12)
    • Reframe Your Skills (8:01)

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