Searching for a job might be the quickest route to an existential crisis.
Where do I want to work? What do I want out of life? Why aren’t hiring managers responding to my LinkedIn request? Can they see me? DO I EXIST?!
That’s why the career platform Uncubed wants to make the job hunt more human. This is the first year the New York-based company is bringing their career fair to Brooklyn—and “it’s about time,” said co-founder and chief creative officer Tarek Pertew at Monday night’s kickoff event at Brooklyn Bowl, which gathered higher-ups from companies like Google, Oath, and Stride NYC to offer advice to tech job seekers. (After the talks, there was beer, bowling, and a tribute to Tom Petty. How very Brooklyn!) These companies and many more will be at Uncubed’s job fair at Industry City on Thurs., Nov. 9. (Readers of The Bridge can get a 50% discount on admission by using the following code: TheBridgeBK50.) Meanwhile, here’s the best career advice from Monday’s session, distilled into eight key tips.