Job Search Tip of the Week #50 (2017)
Caressa Moy | December 11, 2017 | 9:00 am
How to Make a Long-Distance Job Search Work
Tips for Applying To, Interviewing For, and Landing an Out-of-State Job
I want a fresh start, and have been looking to relocate from Washington, D.C. to the Boston area for my next career move. It seems to me that a lot of companies are reluctant to consider – let alone hire! – someone from out-of-state, even when I insist I’m ready for a change of scenery and open to moving anywhere they need me.
At this point, I’ve applied to countless software engineering jobs but have only heard back from a few, who then seem to go MIA after a few emails or the first phone interview.
So I decided to broaden my search and try looking into other cities and states. But recently I’ve begun to feel like I’m starting to approach job-board spammer territory. You know, the land of the people who robotically apply to every job in sight or to the same job multiple times.
So, do you have any tips on how to get a job in a different city or state without actually moving there first?
STUCK IN THIS STATE
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