2 JIST Small version of a résumé. Format: Leave behind 3x5 or postcard size
3 They work!90% of people receiving JIST cards form a positive impression of the writer within 30 seconds80% of employers say they would be willing to interview the person behind the JIST card, even if they did not have a job opening.They make you stand out from the crowed– not everyone creates a JIST card.
4 How to use a JIST card Get your name out there! Attach to your résumé or applicationEnclose in a thank-you noteGiven to friends, relatives, etc to hand out to others.Sent to local businessesPosted on supermarket bulletin boardPut on car windshieldsAttached to s
5 Writing the JIST card Type name at top or center of card Use bold text to make it stand outGive ways for employer to contact youPhone number,Give a broad job objectiveList years of experienceDetail education or trainingShowcase job-related skillsInclude accomplishments and numbers to support themEnd with key adaptive skills