In answering this, I’ll first try to reply literally to the question but then to what I think the person is really asking.

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I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I coach people I try and help individuals
be more effective at work that can be with the job search with hiring more
effectively with managing and leading overall performance in the workplace
Someone asked this question, "can you hire someone to apply to jobs for you?" And I
just want to be clear I'm going to take this literally at first and then I'll go
down the obvious bad road. Literally is can they forward your resume to apply for
positions? Yes, you can hire someone to do that . They'll probably do a mediocre job
but then again so will you because if you're the kind of person who's going to
outsource that without any consideration well you're gonna get what you pay for
You're gonna get a lot of useless interviews and a lot of interviews for
which you're under qualified or overqualified and the result is gonna wind up being a
lot of time and money will probably be wasted and yes you can hire someone to
do it now if you're talking about interviews someone interviewing for you
someone applying to jobs by walking in and pretending that they're you I'm
curious what you think might happen when you walk in the first day and they see
there's a different person there? How do you think they will respond? So, in the case
of the former, you could do it.. I'm sure there's software that could do it.
So you just pay a one-time charge and, you know, you set up keywords and it'll
automatically apply for you and you can also have the jobs delivered to your
inbox and the result will wind up be you have an agent that's
delivering jobs to you based upon keywords and location and then from
there you just have to apply you know just submit your resume it really isn't
the big deal. The hard thing is always the discernment. Your call. Personally I
wouldn't do it but, hey, you may be extremely busy in a Global Traveler and
the result winds up being you need to have someone
do it and when the phone rings and you have no clue about what this job is that
has been applied for on your behalf, how do you think you are going to perform on that
phone interview. I'm Jeff Hoffman I hope you found this
helpful . My website is TheBigGameHunter.us I've got thousands of posts
there that you can watch listen to a read to help you find work more quickly
also want to mention if you're interested in one-on-one coaching all
you have to do is at the home page there's a button there schedule a free
discovery call or schedule a coaching session with me you know it's not hard
lastly if you want to subscribe to my channel on YouTube see that little icon
in the lower right. You'll get notifications whenever I release something new. Have a
great day and take care

ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1800 episodes and “The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was named a Top 10 podcast for job search. JobSearchTV.com is also a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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