O'Reilly logo

The Subversive Job Search: How to Overcome a Lousy Job, Sluggish Economy, and Useless Degree to Create a Six-Figure Career by Alan Corey

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Introduction

It was a dark and shitty night. Inside the house, a computer screen’s blue glow bathed a face in pink and blue, like the colors of a nursery. But it was on a man’s face with a five-day stubble and not a baby face, though according to his wife, he was definitely acting like a baby. “No. Nope. Hell no. Shit no. No way. Jesus H. Mothershitterneverinamillionyears.”

Sorry to start off so vulgar, but that was my uncensored mindset as I dug through hundreds of job listings online for the fourth week in a row, dismissing each potential occupation as being beneath me. When I occasionally found ones that I liked, I would assume I’m an unqualified applicant, swear uncontrollably, and move on to the next job listing. That mindset didn’t serve ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required