6 Creative Ways That People Were Able to Get a Job
The process of job searching, as nearly anyone will tell you, is a tedious and oftentimes depressing one. Sending resumes and cover letters to every end of the globe and receiving no replies is a painful affair, but surely it is the only way to gain employment in this increasingly stressful working world? Not necessarily. Take a look at some of the more bizarre methods that desperate people have used to hunt down and obtain jobs.
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Use your talents to your advantage
Every neighborhood has "that one neighbor" around the holidays; you know, the one who drapes their homes in so many decorations and lights that their property becomes an inadvertent beacon for low-flying aircraft. Liz Hickok of Georgia, however, managed to turn her knack for Christmas decoration into a boon for her career, with lights on her house which read "My wish, HR job, Liz Hickok, Linked In." This creative bit of self-advertising wasn't just a gimmick: it resulted in a number of job recommendations from local passerby and LinkedIn users alike.