Daniel Conway wrestled in gravy, bribed a recruiter with Monopoly money and dressed up like Batman, all in the hopes of landing a job. He’s been at it since March and, so far, no serious job offers. Still, he considers this method of job hunting to be a success. Conway documents his stunts at The Extreme Job Hunter.
“I’ve done 17 stunts and landed 10 interviews because of them. That’s a lot higher percentage than I ever got sending out CVs [resumes].” In today’s world of black hole internet applications, that is an astonishing success rate, except for the fact that he hasn’t quite yet landed a job. Why not? Conway has an explanation for that: “I’m not a great interviewer. Part of the reason I haven’t nailed it is because of the pressure in a half an hour where they ask you questions, and you are trying to find the answers that they want you to say.”
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