About this Episode

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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Timestamps

 

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

 

Links

 

Wonsulting Website: https://www.wonsulting.com/

Jonathan’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanmjavier/

Jonathan’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanwordsofwisdom/

Jonathan’s Website: https://jonathanwordsofwisdom.com/

Wonsulting Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wonsulting/

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