Initial advice on looking for a job
friend: I've recently found myself jobless. I’ve been back on the Job search trail and I need a new Strategy. I'm looking at a specific market, but not necessarily. Do you think you can give me some thoughts on that? Thanks.
me: Evaluate what makes you a financial asset for a company and prove your return on investment hire. This alone should take you at least a few hours, if not weeks. Plot it out and write it. Then we'll talk.
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