Learn to tell a story that speaks for itself



About the author

Scott has helped professionals from a diverse range of jobs tell a story that speaks for itself.  Scott's many success stories include people from these diverse careers and many more!


Figures that show growth and results


Interview: Veterans Edition helps veterans, transitioning service members and their families write a résumé that speaks for itself, using

!@#$%, the Signs of a Great Interview. Learn More

Scott's other books


Interview COACHING

Build confidence and discover your best answers to any question.

Some "key" features of Signs of a Great Interview are right on your keyboard!  Learn how !@#$% helps quantify your past successes.  The QWERTY card helps recall Questions Which Elicited Reactions and to write Thank You notes!


Numbers that prove past successes


  • Navy SEAL
  • Zoology
  • Marketing
  • Telemarketing
  • Entertainment
  • Travel Services
  • Purchasing
  • Nursing
  • Debt Collection
  • Warehousing 
  • Data Entry
  • Programmer
  • Contract Writer
  • Car Sales
  • Inventory Clerk

Important places, dates and things

What are the Signs of a Great INTERVIEW?

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endorsed as "Recommended Reading" by American Corporate Partners (ACP), the Central Florida Employment Council (CFEC), and many others.  Scott is often quoted as an expert resource and is a regular contributor to a number of international blogs, magazines, syndicated newspaper columns and web sites. Scott has also been interviewed on dozens of live television and radio news programs. To read Scott's latest news, click here.


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  • Military Veteran
  • Sales
  • Hospitality
  • Administration
  • Corrections
  • Photography
  • Aerospace
  • Paralegal
  • Entrepreneur
  • Accounting
  • Education
  • HRBP
  • Cargo Expediter
  • Food Service
  • Bookkeeper

Experiences that were "amazing!"

Dollar values of your contributions

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Scott Vedder conducted over 5,000 interviews as a recruiter at a Fortune 100 company.  He quickly discovered that a good résumé is truly hard to come by and that most applicants don't have a clue what recruiters want to see.

Scott has twice been personally invited to the White House, is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management, Women Unlimited, and the Metropolitan Business Association, LGBT Chamber of Commerce for his contributions and for helping job seekers around the world.

Scott's book "Signs of a Great Résumé" is a #1 best-selling book on Amazon.com and has been 

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  • Project Management
  • Government Contracts
  • Business Development
  • Office Management
  • Urban Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Environmental Audit
  • Dental Assistant
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Conference Organizer
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Human Services Teacher
  • Organization Management
  • Stage Manager
  • Cruise Line Officer
  • Learn to answer one simple question with one simple answer.
  • Tell your story with !@#$% Story Cards and RATS (not STAR).
  • Use the Perspective Pivot to steer toward great stories.
  • Take the Smart 5th Grader Test to ensure you’re understood.
  • Use the QWERTY Card to follow up, stand out, and get the job.

Résumé REVIEW Service

Get expert insight in a one-on-one résumé review with Scott.

  • Public Services
  • Real Estate
  • Labor Analysis
  • Training
  • Legal Services
  • I.T. Administration
  • Military / Defense
  • Mental Health
  • Manufacturing
  • Wine Sommelier
  • Records Analyst
  • Attorney
  • Adjunct Professor
  • CNA Home Aide
  • Staffing Manager

about the book   

Learn how to tell a story that speaks for itself in a job interview using !@#$%, the Signs of a Great Interview. Each sign showcases your experience and skills and highlights your greatest achievements.

This book is an effective roadmap to answer every question in any interview.  You already know the answer to every interview question – it’s the story of your past success!  Scott gives practical advice:

Scott workS For you!

Signs of a Great Interview: VETERANS EDITION 

Learn how to explain and quantify your valuable military experience in a way civilian recruiters can understand. Signs of a Great