Ever told a white lie on your resume to land that perfect job? And I’m not talking about lying about experience or education. I’m talking about wanting a job in a new city so you use a friend’s address whose already living there.
Well, my friend Corey was just applying for jobs in Chicago and after being rejected several times he decided he was sick of hearing ”we gave it to someone who already lived in the city.” So he took the matter into his own hands and asked a friend of his, was it okay to use their address for a little while? He thought this was all fine considering he had plans to move to the city upon receiving a job anyways.
I’m currently living at home and applying for jobs. Reason being is my parents are helping to support me financially while I apply for jobs. And while I sit at home months after graduation, still working several part-time jobs, my friends who moved to Chicago months ago unemployed right after graduation are now employed. Did they do it right? I think yes! Many of them moved to the city and then job searched. Is my home address hurting me? Should I start using one of their addresses and see if I hear more “yes’s” back?
Another friend got a call back from a job in New York. This was when she was still living at home with her parents in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The lady who called said, “I really like what I see on your resume, but I can’t take you