Hey everyone, Stuart here! Are you finding it hard to get a job here in the US, such as an internship using CPT or a full-time offer using OPT? Here are a few tips that are going to make this easier for you - making it harder for you to get rejected!
Concluding that it's too hard to find a job takes you out of the game. Maybe you expected a hard thing to be easy, so you stopped. Let’s say you’ve stopped trying to job hunt at all. Sometimes stopping to do certain things IS the right move. For example, applying online and hoping to hear back just doesn't...
[Ethical use warning: this approach works at any firm. Apply it only where you really want to work]
PSA: Network with the people in the firms where you got a rejection.
Because people hire people, not resumes or GPAs.
Likely you were rejected before anyone got a chance to meet you. You’ve been too quick to give up.
Also, make networking because it enables you to:
A) To learn and practice professional skills
B) To get a referral or interview chance inside the firm
C) To get referrals to people in OTHER firms in the target company or person list
Having a conversation with someone inside your industry or dream company is very valuable, and the rejection doesn’t matter at all.
Go here to learn more https://bit.ly/networking203