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12 Mar 2021 Austin Belcak

#AAA: Ask Austin Anything – February 2021 | Ep #42


Ask Austin Anything! In this episode Austin answers questions from listeners just like you.

Have a burning career question? Head to CultivatedCulture.com/AAA or text Austin at (201) 479-9511 and ask away. Austin will hand pick a few to answer in his monthly episodes! Here we go:

Time Stamped Show Notes:

[0:25] – How you doin’?

[1:41] – #AAA for February 2021

[2:02] – Steph – “You talk a lot about reaching out to new people to grow your network. But how do you keep the relationship going after the initial conversation?”

[5:29] – Wendy – “Austin you talk about reaching out to contacts who are one level higher than your target role. Given that I’m at the director level, the people I need to reach out to are at the VP and C-Level. It’s extremely hard to get a response from them given how busy they are. How do I break that barrier and make the connection?”

[8:35] – Olivia – “What advice would you give someone in their late 20s trying to land a job, but had less than 2 years of working experience?”

[16:25] – Jose – “I’ve seen many job postings with a note that reads “for queries about the role, please contact xxx ([email protected]). Applications sent to this email will not be considered” or something similar. If there’s a contact person listed with the job posting, will emailing that person increase my chances of getting an interview?”

[19:03] – Susy – “How to stop comparing yourself to others? While applying for your dream job, some of your friends/acquaintances may already have a senior or leadership role and be ahead. How to stop the feeling of being behind?”

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Austin Belcak

Austin is the founder of Cultivated Culture where he helps people land jobs without connections, without traditional experience, and without applying online. His strategies have been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, & Fast Company and has helped people just like you land jobs at Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, & more.

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