Do Something Different Than Everyone Else On the Job Hunt

How To Do Something Different Than Everyone Else On the Job Hunt

Be different. Be genuine.

Joel Bein
Joel Bein

This post originally appeared as issue 124 of the Daily Job Hunt email. Sign up for kick-butt career hype in your inbox each morning.

How to Zig

How to zig when everyone zags?

Yesterday we said everyone on the job hunt does the same one-click mindless application thing.

You should do something different. Instead, pick just a handful of companies that really get you fired up. Research them. Make something for them. Add a short video pitch to the hiring manager by name. Find their email and send it directly.

Be different. Be genuine.

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Joel Bein

Joel Bein is Chief of Content and Coaching at Career Hackers and passionate about personal growth and self-driven learning. As a trained musician, he is Founder of the New Orleans Chamber Players.