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James Cox

Thanks! I did the same last summer, firing off applications left and right, then sitting back and hoping for a response. Which did NOT work for me at all. Since then I have changed my approach. I look for jobs I'm interested in, and then seek out someone at the company and contact them directly about it.

I haven't landed a job yet with this strategy, BUT I have made some killer connections and legitimate friendships along the way. And more importantly, I have improved my mental health. I feel more in control of my self worth/value and how I structure my day. It's a much better mental state to be in!