Seth Godin talks about his search for interns in Needles, haystacks & magnetism. He makes several points I like:
- Employers don’t hire candidates because the candidate deserves a job. Employers hire people because they like the way they feel about you when they interview you.
- Employers are looking for something special, something non-commodity about candidates.
- Employers hire people who can follow the directions about how to send in resumes, cover letters, whatever.
How well do you represent your remarkableness?