If you're doing the easy thing - mass blasting resumes and following job postings with standard apps - so is everyone else.
Our mission at Crash is to help people discover and do what makes them come alive. I couldn’t be more proud of that in January, Crash users pitched into 103 interviews and 34 job offers. We’re building a platform to…
Voices run through your head: "What will I say?" "I think I'll mess up." "Is my background ok?" "It's not good enough."
Get over any fear that you're too pushy or persistent, and assume you're not.
I saw a question on Twitter posed to hiring managers:
"What's more impressive in an applicant; a college degree or having run a marathon."
90% of the responses were "Marathon."
Proof beats paper.
No more waiting for permission.
It's hard to relay just how joyous a Crash job hunt can feel. But it's not much different than that excitement and thrill of Christmas Eve when you were a little kid.
Think about what a treat it is for a company. Without permission, a job applicant emails with, "hey I built this, just for you!"
We all need a guide on our hero's journey. Let us take you. We'll walk from "I'm feeling frustrated" to "I'm feeling empowered."
Ultimately, it was my refusal to play by traditional rules of job hunting that helped me.
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The kicker is to admit you're not happy enough. Then, rather than bask in discontentment, leverage it.