Job Hunting in 2022: Is it Really a Numbers Game?

This is a collage of all of the no-reply rejection emails from companies. Includes text like “we’ve decided to move forward with other applicants” etc.
My beautiful collage of the “no-reply” rejection emails
A graphic showing a creative resume on the left (but not ATS friendly) but a plain text resume on the right (ATS friendly)
Disclaimer: I am not a recruiter, so this probably varies if you’re applying for a creative role! This is just my educated opinion on what works best if you’re applying to tech. I’ve also spent hours applying, optimizing, and am genuinely interested in reading people’s resume tips online.
A template I used for following up with recruiters on LinkedIn that receives responses
This is the message template I use to reach out to recruiters on LinkedIn. Seems to have worked well so far!
Screenshot of job listings on LinkedIn, highlighting ones that say “Actively Recruiting” or “Promoted” on them
Go for the ones that are promoted or have a small number of applicants
Funny GIF of a monkey frustrated with its laptop
Current job seekers be like

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