#83: Networking Hacks to Land a Job in the Pandemic with Jonathan Javier

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. Social Media; Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com 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 Out7 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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