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Why job hunting is a scam: Just Being Funny

Self-made millionaire Ramit Sethi says the one mistake to avoid when job hunting during the pandemic is to change your mind-set from “‘job seeker” to “top performer”. Imagine if a shift in mind-set was all you needed to get a job in this day and age. Not hard skills, work experience, or network contacts. Nah, just dreams and wishful thinking.

Sethi went on to advise that job seekers – I mean top performers – are only supposed to apply to 10 jobs versus sending our resume to everyone, because companies can sniff out generic resumes.

This is what I think: Job hunting should be treated less like a hunt and more like an email marketing scam.

Job searching is like email scams a.k.a. spamming, because we lie about ourselves and our capabilities to stand out from the pack; we stuff our resumes and cover letters with keywords hoping to avoid the spam filter; and we need to cast a wide net if we want to have employment and not be homeless. Read more via TheDailyHerald

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