Bottom line, it's in your hands. Get creative, put in some work, follow-up, and you will get better jobs faster than the typical approach.
Send PROOF you can do THIS JOB by doing some of it ahead of time!
It's gonna take more work up front, but it will pay off, as each additional effort after will be easier and more effective.
Have you seen most resumes and cover letters? Not only are the uninteresting, they are utterly humorless and unfun.
Go break the rules.
When a hiring manager receives a pitch with a video addressing them by name, sharing what the seeker loves about their company, and a project or two demonstrating the specific skill relevant to the role, it's a powerful signal.
Companies are nothing more than a collection of people working toward a common goal. People aren't pieces of paper. People have personality. And they want to know if your personality gels with theirs before the hire you.
If you're doing the easy thing - mass blasting resumes and following job postings with standard apps - so is everyone else.
Our small little way of helping people be fully alive is to help make the job hunt not suck.
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