Less Is More on the Job Hunt

Less Is More on the Job Hunt

Contrary to popular belief, applying for fewer jobs will actually bring more job interviews!

Joel Bein
Joel Bein

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Less is More


One of the great truths of the universe is that less is more.

Gripping a baseball bat in a relaxed way is better than holding it super tight.
(Less effort = more hits and homers).

Owning fewer things can free you to travel easily.
(Less stuff = more meaning and memories).

Working few hours, but getting more sleep, can produce greater productivity.
(Less work = more rewards and returns).

Same for job hunting.

Applying for fewer jobs will bring more job interviews.

The key is to build something custom just for them.

Forget the numbers game. Start with 1 company.

That's all I need to say.


Joel
and the DJH team.


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Joel Bein

Joel Bein is CEO at Career Hackers and passionate about personal growth and self-driven learning. As a classically trained musician, he is Founder of the New Orleans Chamber Players.