DJH 546: burn your resume 🔥
There's No Right Way to Do Things
It's easy to constantly seek out "how-to" prescribed advice.
There can be value in following a formula, but the larger question is, are you thinking critically and creatively about your own life, your own decisions?
For any advice (including this advice), think for yourself, while asking,
"how can this be true?" and,
"how is this not true?"
Find the nuance.
This is your responsibility as a consumer of information.
Be the leader of your own mind!
Burn Your Resume: Send a Video Instead
I wrote a fresh guest post for Sales Hacker on the nuts and bolts of video pitching to land a job. Take a look.
"Think from the hiring manager’s perspective. Sarah the hiring manager is waking up each morning, opening her email inbox, and looking at a bunch of black-and-white, bulleted PDF resumes. How could you make her day? Try sending her a 1-minute video, personalized for her and her company, sharing how excited you are about their mission. The connection is instant."
Quote of the Day
“Work takes on new meaning when you feel you are pointed in the right direction. Otherwise, it’s just a job, and life is too short for that.”
— Tim Cook
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