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djh 440: eight skills that will pay you handsomely ๐Ÿ’ธ

Joel Bein
Joel Bein

There's no right way to do things

We teach you to pitch a company by emailing a human a video, to skip the resume.

But then you might need to follow up, to show you mean it!

But how many times to follow up?

The answer is there is no right answer. There is no "right way" to do things!

You need to think for yourself, based on the context. Advice is overrated (says the guys giving advice)!

But....I will give you guidelines:

  • follow up every 2-3 days until you get a response
  • remember that persistence is polite; assume people aren't ignoring you, they're just overloaded with emails
  • follow up more if you really want that job - just keep knocking on the door, indefatigably
  • see this podcast and our guides

Go for it!

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CH Classic: Eight Basic Skills That Will Pay You Handsomely

In this new CH Classic, uncover the skills that will propel to a fruitful life and career. (Hint: these are more like mindsets than skills).

"The ability to keep going when you feel like giving up

The human experience is filled with rejection, failures, tragedies, and events that will make you want to give up.

But the most successful people are not the wealthiest, smartest, or most courageous. They are stupidly patient. And a little stubborn too. When it makes logical sense to quit, they double down."

Quote of the Day

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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.