You send in your resume. You include a hopefully eye-catching cover letter. You ask someone to put in a good word for you. Then you wait. And wait. And don't get the job. Why? You didn't put in the work. There are many things you can't control about the job seeking process. Cumbersome application systems, automated filters that identify keywords instead of talent, lazy hiring managers content to simply find round pegs for round holes, people who make the biggest hiring mistake of all... But there is one thing you can control: the amount of work you put in.
Note: Article has been sourced externally, and links directly to the original publication. Posted on: 17 December 2014
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