Here’s my whole story, Dan:
I have a degree in Broadcasting from the University of Tennessee, but straight out of college, I took a job producing educational videos. It was a great “j-o-b” for four years, but not quite the calling I wanted for my life. Then I took a position as a marketing director with an area nonprofit for about five years, but I always wanted to get into the world of broadcasting
However, I couldn’t quite figure out how to get noticed and differentiate myself from the dozens of resumes these media outlets get on practically a weekly basis.
Then one day after reading 48 DAYS TO THE WORK YOU LOVE I had an idea: I’ll slap my face on the front of a coffee bag, put my resume on the back, and send it out to area media outlets.
Wouldn’t you know it: IT WORKED!
In fact, with a little follow-up, I received over half a dozen interviews because of that coffee bag resume! (One media outlet was so impressed that within a week they interviewed me for three different positions with their company!)
Ultimately, I landed with the number one radio group in the market as they were so impressed with my skills that they CREATED a position for me.
After eighteen months with them, a local television station took notice of me, approached me about a position with them, and after a handful of interviews, they offered me a position.
I’ve been in my current position almost a year, and I feel that your books and strategies inspired me to do things a little differently in my job search.You’re the one who inspired me to find new ways to think outside the box and send in something other than just a plain old resume and cover letter! I wouldn’t be where I am today without you, Dan Miller!
Thank you, Dan!
All the best, Aaron
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