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Tell a story
Companies are people. People like stories. You can tell one and prove you're worth hiring.
You ran a marathon? Tell the story of how you persevered.
You worked at a preschool? Tell the story of offering patience or empathy.
You went to Thailand with no money? Tell the story.
Stories show who you are as a person. And your soft skills.
We say this often. And so does a woman named Kerri.
Release your grip on job titles, statuses, and bullet points.
Job Hunt Hack
A major hack to crash the job hunt party is to find email addresses.
Skip applying on the job posting. Email a human at a company. Here are sites for how to get the address:
And here are two quick posts we have fleshing this out:
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