A Theory of Recruitment
Money is a very expensive and transient way to acquire happiness.
As an MBA2, I’ve gotten a lot of questions from MBA1s about “how can I get hired at company X?” or “how can I tailor my resume to improve my chances of getting a job at company Y?
These are the wrong questions.
What do you want to do with your life and why?
That’s the question to ask. Answer that question and all the other questions find answers too. But that’s a hard question, and one whose answer is different for each person. Yet the difficulty is worth the effort. Instead of contorting yourself to try to fit some preconceived notion of a cookie-cutter of what company Z wants, be true to yourself and find your vocation, not just a job.
But to be true to yourself, you have to know yourself first. Thus the question.
If you do work that you love, you’ll do better work. If you pour your heart into your...
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