It was about midstream during my travelling years when I arrived in Melbourne, Australia, ready to take on any job I could find.
So I did what I always did when I arrived in a new city with zero prospects or connections.
I mapped out the locations of at least twenty staffing agencies, printed off dozens of copies of my resume, and started knocking on doors.
And when I was asked by recruiters what kind of job I could do, I gave the most reasonable answer I could think of.
“I can do just about anything,” I said.
And my phone never rang. [Read more…]