Ahhh the old bait and hook. There is more than enough advice about how to interview well, but how do you go about landing that first interview to begin with? Every agency or company seems to have miles of heavy seas that an applicant has to navigate before they are even invited for an interview.
In the past two weeks, I’ve applied to over 60 jobs. I’ve received numerous “Dear John” letters and went on two interviews (though these weren’t specific…they were with recruiters).
It seems to me that the job market is like a category 5 hurricane for a mid-level job searcher right now. It is ugly out there. I’m looking for the perfect bait and hook, to at least land that first interview, so that I can have the opportunity to reel them in.
What types of bait and hook have you used before to land an interview?
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