If you’re applying for jobs, your resume gets you in the door. But what gets you hired?
If you're applying for jobs, if you're sending a resume into the black hole, the applicant tracking system, your resume is what gets you in the door. But once you're in the door, what gets you hired is you.
When firms hire, competence is only one thing they look for. They look for self confidence, character, chemistry, maybe a little bit of charisma, all of which adds up to they trust you. They think you can solve the problem for them. That's not only about their head. It's about how you connect with them as people because trust is in emotion.
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