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Unemployed Banker Gets Creative

Unemployed Banker Gets Creative

Joshua Persky, an MIT grad, lost his job as an investment banking consultant about six months ago and hasn’t been able to find work since. Part of the first wave of Wall Street employees to lose their jobs, Persky refuses to give up.

He’s been standing outside of different businesses in a pinstriped suit with a sign that says “MIT Graduate for Hire” taped to his back. He says he’ll be handing out resumes all week. Hey, when you need money pride sort of becomes a non-issue, right?

Do you think he’ll manage to find a job this way? Or do you think employers will look at it unfavorably? [USA Today]

Posted: 6/25/08
billw29

One of the critical success factors during a job search is getting your resume into the hands of the hiring manager. If Joshua happens to get his resume into the right hands, he might just land a job. It's a numbers game - the more resume he hands out, the higher the probability of success.

  • By billw29
  • on 6/30/08 9:41 AM EST
Dadeeyo189

If he stands outfit a business in NYC, he just might get hired.