“No Response“ is a Response

Maya Angelou has a wonderful quote that applies here.

"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better."

In the comments below is my full exchange with the job seeker.

The “no response” is actually a response. It’s a sign.

Hopefully, there’s a way for you to “know better, and then to do better.”

This opportunity can come with trial and error.

Trial and error is a great teacher. Local American students might go through many months of trial and error before they get a job.

That luxury of time does not present itself to international students.

Ideally, where we spend our time and effort, is at the trial and error of conducting interviews and improving in interviews.

If you want to land a job fast, you need to remove the trial and error about how to generate those interviews.

That’s the role my program Career Accelerator plays.

If you apply to 50 jobs and are getting the “no response“ response, you know it’s time to be doing something different. If you haven’t started yet, congratulations. You may have saved yourself a lot of effort.

Do your online applications work at all? Yes, under certain circumstances - it depends on what you do after you make the application.

Make sense?


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