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The Crash Report: 10/12/2019

Once upon a time, a Crash profile-user sent his profile along with a job application. Not long after, the CEO of that startup emailed him. The CEO loved the video and the job-seeker’s messages. “I will be honest,” the CEO said, “your experience doesn’t line up with the other candidates’. But I’m willing to give you a shot.” The interview went pretty great. The job-seeker took his job hunt into his own hands. He wanted to get hired, so he did something different than all the rest. He didn’t hide behind a resume or back down because of a lack…
The Crash Report: October 5, 2019

The Crash Report: 10/05/2019

“The reason I love Crash is because it makes me feel less helpless. I’m not afraid to work hard, and I like that what you’ve built makes it easier for me to prove to people what I can do.” Molly McKinney 👆 This is from an awesome coaching call Mitchell did during the week. Molly said before finding Crash, she didn’t feel like she knew exactly what to do or how to go about getting hired for a role she didn’t have experience in. Now she feels excited and like she has clear direction. This makes us absolutely thrilled to…
The Crash Report: September 28, 2019

The Crash Report: 09/28/2019

I got on Twitter earlier today to see if anyone was talking about their job hunt. A quick “the job hunt is hard” search later, I saw a few things. People don’t understand why it’s so hard Sadly, the same people are submitting resumes and applications repeatedly Thing is, I think most companies hate the hiring process, too. Because everyone’s doing what’s easy. They’re all doing the same things: Submitting resumes Sending the same generic application/cover letter to multiple people Instead, the people who stand out are the ones sending a different signal. People like Robert Cohen, who created a…
The Crash Report: September 21, 2019

The Crash Report: 09/21/2019

This week’s report is short and sweet. Let’s hop to it. A Few Cool Things in the Crash Space This Week Tom Kerstetter made an awesome pitch for Omni. Thomas Knapp created a great pitch for TechSoup. One of our Crashers got two job-offers this week–and accepted one! The Work We Did Isaac wrote three blog posts about careers (including this new one!), created a twenty-four-month growth plan, brainstormed new platform features, and talked to designers. He also got started recruiting for a new marketing role.* Mitchell created content, worked on email sequences, continued his daily newsetter (where shares job…
The Crash Report: September 14, 2019

The Crash Report: 09/14/2019

Twenty-two Crashers recieved interview requests this week! They’re crushing it–and we can’t wait to be by their side as they go throughout the interview process (and beyond). Curious what happened behind-the-scenes at Crash this week? Here we go! Sending Emails (and More Emails) Isaac sent hundreds of emails to hiring managers, had sixteen investor calls, and did three calls with potential business partners. He also had a podcast interview; is training our awesome SDR intern; and did product, content, and strategy review meetings with the team. Chuck shipped Crashbot–our new notifications Slack bot. He also: Revamped email sequences Added personalized…
The Crash Report: September 7th, 2019

The Crash Report: 09/07/2019

This week, several Crashers got hired! Exciting news!! 🚨🎉 On Monday, I start my new role as Growth Associate @SalesHacker! With the help of @careercrash, I was able to find a job FAST (in 3 weeks), doing what I LOVE (creating, writing, & building community). I couldn’t be more thrilled for this opportunity. 🚀 — Samantha Hembree (@samwisehembree) September 6, 2019 We’re so excited for them. They crushed the job-hunting process (Samantha got hired three weeks after launching on Crash!). And we can’t wait to see how they excel. Here’s a look into the work we did this week. Interviews,…
The Crash Report: August 31, 2019

The Crash Report: 08/31/2019

Startups are hard. They take a lot of blood, sweat, tears, and customer calls to figure out. But startups are good. They make differences. They’re made for a reason. Our reason: to help people discover and do what makes them come alive. And we love seeing that actually happen. This week, more Crashers won interviews and opportunities–through creative ways like this. Isaac heard tons of stories from our users about how they’re approaching the job hunt, the opportunities they’re winning, the challenges they’re facing, and more. We do what we do to hear those stories–to help those Crashers win those…