Oh, job hunting… the excitement of a new chapter unfortunately dulled by lengthy cover letters, judgy interviewers and the impossible task of expressing yourself on a piece of paper.
My resume contains a plethora of diverse experiences, from PR to teaching to fundraising, because I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do after college. While that might have made me well-rounded, it didn’t help me build up very much “past experience” in any one field. And now that I’ve settled on pursuing a career in marketing, I have to try to frame my experiences to suit the job description.
After sending out what feels like thousands of emails and attending numerous interviews, I finally have a couple of promising opportunities on the horizon! Although I’ll be ecstatic when this process is over, I’ve gotten some great feedback and wanted to share some of my best tips. Continue reading “The Necessary Evil That Is Job Hunting”