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Jump to the Top 1% of Job Seekers

What progress did you make this week? Be sure to take note, even if you had failures.

As Tony Robbins said, “no matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.”

Now…how are you going to stand out for your next job opp?

Make someone’s day.

Think about it. Lots of recruiters and hiring managers wake up in the morning and sift through hundreds of cover letters and resumes. Does that task bring much joy?

What if you emailed them a custom pitch saying how much you LOVE their company. Address them by name. Look at their LinkedIn and come up with a compliment, or a comment on a shared interest.

Create value and make them smile!

Humanize the job hunt. When you do this, you become memorable.

And you jump to the top 1% of job seekers.

A cool quiz

Sales, marketing, customer success, operations, design…there are several main role types on the market.

If you’re not sure which would suit you best, check out the Crash Discover Quiz. It’ll take about 5 minutes to complete. It’s fun.

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