Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the will to continue that counts.Winston Churchill
Kevin Cherrick was looking for a sales job. He applied to a role at a startup he liked, but two weeks later, he still hadn’t heard back.
So he did a lot of research, went to Costco, bought $150 worth of snacks, crashed the startup’s happy hour, and set up an interview with the hiring manager.
After the interview, he was rejected.
But he didn’t take no for an answer.
He found a way to show who he was in ways a resume could not.
And he turned a rejection into a job offer.
On this episode of Career Crashers, Kevin, an entrepreneur and currently a digital marketing executive at FreightWaves, shares his story and approach to the hiring process–and how he uses it to win great job opportunities.
Connect with Kevin on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/kevincherrick
Read Kevin’s detailed breakdown of his job search on Medium here.
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