What Rom-Coms Can Teach You About Finding A Job

They might not be realistic for finding love, but hidden inside romantic comedies are some pretty good tips on landing a job.

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Explain why you want to be with their company.

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It's not just about how awesome you are — it's about why you want to be with a company specifically. Explain that in your cover letter and interview, and you'll appear passionate and well-researched. Bonus.

Even if you thought you totally nailed that interview and never got a call back — it sucks, but it happens.

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Nobody ever got to the big, romantic kiss at the end of the movie by quitting in the middle of Act 2.

If all else fails, a grand gesture might do the trick.

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While it might not be effective for every cover letter you send off, sometimes a crazy stunt can pay off with a job offer (or a few!). Just make sure you come off more Say Anything than Taxi Driver.