Recently, I posted about “shaving” weeks or months off of a job hunt.
Someone messaged me back asking what I meant: “Shaving?” she asked?
I can’t imagine what she was thinking.
No, not like shaving a goat.
“Shaving” means saving time. It also means cutting through illusions, installing a professional mindset.
For example, some people think it takes weeks, months, even academic years to get a job. Some think the summer job hunt is “over” since it’s now June, not realizing that internships in July and August are still possible with a bit of efficient messaging and advocating for your own goals.
Are you advocating for your own goals? If you’re not, let’s get you doing that. It’s a habit that strengthens with practice. One way to start is to reach out and ask for the advice you need.
Usually, a call can be quite helpful for this - and I'm happy to find a time.
Just DM me and we can find a time.
“DO NOT LIE” is permanently posted at the office space of a F500 company. I walk by it every day in my co-working space.
What does that mean? Why would they say that?
Honesty has been an issue inside the firm.
So, what are firms really looking for when they are hiring talent?
They are looking for a certain skill set, but they are ALSO looking for:
- Attention to detail
- Desire to do good work
Not yet employed or have multiple years of experience? You have a lot of things in your favor.
If you have:
#1 The desire to work hard
#2 Hungry for experience
#3 Willing to take on more responsibility
#4 Easy to be trained
And you can convey honesty.
Then it’s just a matter of reaching out to your dream firm and conveying your interest in helping them.
If you have any questions, reach out to me via LinkedIn or Facebook. Let’s have a...