Learn how to make a lasting impression on recruiters and new connections from Jonathan Javier!
Today, Hala is yapping with Jonathan Javier, CEO and Founder of Wonsulting. Jonathan has previously worked at tech giants like Google, Snapchat, and Cisco before starting Wonsulting. The mission behind Wonsulting is to help students from non-target schools land dream jobs at major companies through resume workshops, speaker series, and more.
In today’s episode, we’ll talk about Jonathan’s start in the tech world and how COVID prompted him to work on Wonsulting full time. We’ll also dig deep into advice for current job seekers, tips to nail your next interview, and how to grow a meaningful network.
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00:59 - How the Idea of Wonsulting was Created
02:43 - Are Companies Missing Out by Only Targeting Ivy-Leagues?
05:29 - Starting a Side Hustle with a Full Time Job
07:24 - When Jonathan Realized He Had to Leave his Full Time
08:33 - Challenges Jonathan Has Faced
11:05 - How Recruitment Has Changed with the Pandemic
16:24 - Jonathan’s Advice for Those Who Lost Their Job
18:44 - Advice for Minorities to Stand Out When Applying for Jobs
21:25 - Current Advantages for Job Seekers
24:15 - Learnings from Rejection
26:22 - Jonathan’s Experience with Imposter Syndrome
29:51 - Best Tips on Interviewing
31:40 - How Jonathan Prepped for Interviews
35:17 - Jonathan’s Personal Networking Story
40:21 - Strategies to Grow Your Network
43:35 - What to Do vs. What Not to Do When Networking
45:25 - How to Share Wins Without Bragging
48:28 - Jonathan’s Intro to Speaking Engagements
53:41 - Ways Jonathan Improved His Speaking
55:01 - Why Jonathan’s Biggest Post Went Viral
56:36 - Jonathan’s Secret to Profiting in Life
Wonsulting Website: https://www.wonsulting.com/
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Wonsulting Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wonsulting/
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