Part 2: How to Stop Getting Rejected from Interviews

If you thought your job applications were actually being read, think again. This post shows you how to make sure decision-makers seriously consider your application.

Last week I explained my formula to land any interview you want:

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Part 1: How to Stop Getting Rejected from Interviews

How many internship and job listings have you applied to in the last month? This post explains why there is much more to recruiting than submitting your resume online.

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“After careful consideration, we regret to inform you that you have not been selected for an interview”

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No Internship? Here are 5 High-Impact Ways to Spend Your Summer

Internships aren’t the only effective way to spend your summer. Rather than doing nothing, here are 5 powerful ideas to take advantage of your summer.

If you haven’t already, check out my last post about what a successful summer looks like. Previously I asked you to come up with 5 ideas for summer opportunities – now I’ll tell you my 5 favorite alternatives if you don’t have an internship.

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This Is What A Successful Summer Looks Like

No summer internship? Don’t know where to start? Here’s how I evaluate summer opportunities so you can start thinking like a strategist with your end goal in mind.

You missed the boat. I get it. Recruiting is tough — especially if you’re younger. You have fewer marketable skills, which means fewer companies are willing to give you a chance.

What are you going to do now? It’s mid-June.

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Intelligence is Not Enough to Get a Return Offer

Getting a return offer isn’t easy. Hard work and intelligence are only part of the equation — this article covers a lot more. Here are 12 actionable insights you can use to kick-ass this summer.

There’s a lot more to being a great intern/employee beyond intelligence and high-quality work. It can be summed up in 1 word — professionalism.

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