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Excluding the depression/recession we’re currently in, how many applications do you typically send out before getting an interview? I’m at 47 right now with no interviews and I’m beginning to lose my patience

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You are more likely to get a job through personal connections than sending applications.

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Try networking instead of the resume barrage. Reach out and make personal connections. See if you know anyone anywhere, even if it’s an old connection. Check out your local ad club — members tend to be very open to chatting, even if it’s over a virtual coffee.

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