DJH 515: burn your resume already?
Do ANYTHING creative
Instead of a resume you can send:
- A pitch video
- A pitch deck
- A custom email to the hiring manager
- A landing page selling your services
- A portfolio of work
- A value proposition
- a 90-day action plan
- A picture of yourself dead-lifting
- A video of yourself flipping off a trampoline
- A blog post with 6 reasons why you love the company
- A burrito to the CEO
Please be different. You'll have fun and get their attention, too.
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Your Career Is Too Short to Spend Years Being Undervalued, Underpaid, and Treated like a Piece of Garbage
You hate your job, yet you keep showing up to it.
Quit telling yourself a story that you "have to" stay at the job.
Own your choices.
If you are in a toxic situation, you are avoiding quitting probably just out of fear.
Will you show yourself some self-respect? You are worthy of it.
Read more in this post by Tim Denning.
"What’s bizarre is after I left nobody else quit.
They put up with his antics. They got used to the torture. They dreamt of brighter days but never did anything to find them.
They’re like abused lovers.
They got tortured yet they couldn’t find their way out of the abuse. They became too beaten, too mentally scarred. I’ve wanted to quit other bad jobs before and couldn’t. So I’m no Rocky either.
It comes down to fear."
Quote of the Day
“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”
— Louise Hay
The Career Hackers Revolution
- Career hacking is about the relentless pursuit of discovering and doing what makes you come alive. Here are the core principles in the Career Hackers Manifesto.
- See two of our top posts: How to Make a Video Pitch and 100 Ways to Work Out Loud, so you can skip the resume and degree and be your own credential. See more on the Start Here page.
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