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The Daily Job Hunt

Mindsets for Success

Video Pitch
Why haven’t you emailed a video pitch for the job opp you want? I mean, it’ll land you 80% response rates…

Sphere of Control
You can’t control external events. But you can control your own life. Live in your sphere of control, always.

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.

and the DJH team.

Quote of the Week

“If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.”
— Grace Hopper