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Want to get hired? Send a pitch, not a resume.

Can you imagine trying to get a date, by sending out a resume? Trying to get a job with one is no better.

Find out why in this audio essay from Isaac Morehouse.

Read the article at: https://crash.co/career-guides/pitches

In this episode:

* What is a pitch?

* Your ability to create value and prove it are the only things that matter on the job market

* A pitch is about showing not telling

* Why pitching makes you more attractive for more than one job

* Why pitching sets the tone for your work

* What hiring managers say about pitches

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I'm an entrepreneur, thinker, and communicator dedicated to the relentless pursuit of freedom. I'm the founder and CEO of Praxis, an intensive ten-month program combining real world business experience with the best of online education for those who want more than college.

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  • the following text was lifted from this page: http://freedomfest.com/freedomfest-cash-vault/   $50,000 American Dream Award to the Best Business Idea of 2015 We have something new and exciting at next year’s big show: the first American Dream Award, a “winner take all” cash prize of $50,000 to the entrepreneur who comes up with the best new product or business idea at FreedomFest. This will be a worldwide competition: the top 100 entrepreneurs will be invited to present their business plan or product in the FreedomFest Ca$h Vault at Planet Hollywood, where attendees can review their ideas and invest if they so choose. Then the top four finalists will make their case before our premier panel of FreedomFest judges to determine the winner of the $50,000 prize. The invited judges are Steve Forbes, John Mackey, Peter Thiel, and Donald Smith, all experienced business leaders. And all attendees will get to vote as well, using the FreedomFest APP, so be sure to be in the room for this on the final day of FreedomFest. Two successful entrepreneurs, Brian June and Tom Matzen, are in charge of the FreedomFest Ca$h Vault. Using the FreedomFest app, attendees will also help them determine the top four finalists to go before the FreedomFest judges, with a chance to meet them and here their pitch during FreedomFest. Democratic capitalism at work! Brian and Tom will guide you through the entire process. Make your dreams come true. If you have a for-profit business in progress or on the drawing board, sign up at www.freedomfestcashvault.com. Special Note: Last month we met up with Barbara Corcoran, one of the members of the popular Shark Tank TV show, and told her about our idea, and she loved it. It was she who came up with the name, “The American Dream Award.”  Thanks, Barbara!

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