Staring at resumes doesn't convey enough.
The first step to making it fun is making it meaningful.
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!"