Dating job hunting
Let potential employers know you are the best fit for them, without including anything distracting.After all, how many selfie fails were the result of some hilarity or horror in the background?
" After all, you know that if you want to meet people the best thing to do is go out and ... But many people find that too hard, either because they are busy, or because they are shy, or because they simply don't know how to find interesting people outside of their workplace.
” I’m looking for a relationship and not a hookup, so I have to be I’ve had great dates and crappy dates, just as I’ve had great job interviews and crappy ones. At the end of the day, I wouldn’t want to fill a job vacancy if I wasn’t well suited for the position.
Likewise, I don’t want to pursue a relationship with someone unless we both feel a connection. I think about what it would be like to fall in love with the cute hipster guy I just met an hour ago. The wording changes, but the message is the same – “You didn’t get the job.” Despite the disappointment, I appreciate the closure that comes with these messages.
As in the case of selfies, resumes need to be tailored to the job you have in mind.
Highlight your best assets – the ones that will help you succeed in the role you are after.