Monthly Archives July 2017

If you somehow got to this article because you're in the middle of an online job search and you're exhausted and in need of a break, let me give you permission to stop. Permanently. Stop wasting your time applying for jobs because this method simply doesn't work. Seriously, applying for an advertised job these days is like buying a lottery ticket and crossing your fingers every week hoping your numbers will come up. The odds of winning the lottery and landing an advertised job are probably the same – very slim. There's only one way to beat these odds on the job side and that is by being the safe bet. What's the safe bet? Glad you asked! That's that one candidate who ticks pretty much all the boxes in the "essential" AND "desirable" skills AND personal attributes columns on the job description (side note: they say it's desirable but ...
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