When I told my parents I was looking for a new job, my father asked me when I was going to pound the pavement. I had no idea what he meant until he explained to me how he would go out and look for a job in the past, when he was much younger. They did not have the internet back then like they have for my entire life, so they are not familiar with how easy it is to look for a job without going outside. I told him about the financial services recruitment agency that I was registered with, and how I could look for a great job while sitting home in my pajamas!
I actually am not that bad, but I like that I have that option. I cannot imagine going out to actual companies and filling out an application right there on the spot. Continue reading