How to write a resume that gets you hired.
Hi, this is Stefan, I work with Matt on SMR and today I want to tell you how I got exactly the job I wanted just by writing a good resume. In your quest for your dream job, a resume can make or break you, because it’s the first thing a hiring manager gets to [...]
Choose to act: Two exercises to make the uncomfortable tasks easy.
There are two sources of motivation. One is external and the other one is internal. Generally, internal motivation works better since doing things because ‘you want to’ is easier than being pressured to do something out of obligation. I wrote about this more in-depth in this post. Today I want to give you two exercises [...]
Three exercises to find the perfect job
When looking for jobs people often think about the money first, or worse, they think about what they ‘can and can’t do’. While it is important, basing your jobsearch on this is a surefire recipe for unhappiness and failure, so do it at your own risk. If you want to make sure to work at [...]
How to stop procrastinating and get things done: The six principles of productivity
In this post you will learn how to stop procrastinating and use your willpower effectively. In order to get the most out of this post, get up and look for a pen and paper. I can’t make you stop procrastinating so just do me (and yourself) the favor, summon all your willpower and DON’T put [...]
How to save $2,337 (and 38 cents), an In-Depth Review of Ramit Sethi’s Finding Your Dream Job Program
So Ramit Sethi just created his Dream Job 2.0 course. It’s an interesting case study in how even someone as smart and supposedly contrarian as Ramit Sethi can still fall victim to conventional wisdom and traps around the traditional job search approach. What I’m going to do is go step by step through his course, [...]
Book Review: The One Week Job Project
There’s a new type of celebrity making the rounds. There’s the guy who got a date with Drew Barrymore, the guy who traded a paperclip for a house, and, like this story, the guy who tried 52 jobs in 52 weeks. This type of celebrity couldn’t easily have existed 30 years ago. They need the internet, the existence [...]