On Episode 54, learn why it’s so critical that you network aggressively during your job search!

54. Why You Should Shamelessly Network During Your Job Search, with Rupal Desai

On today’s episode, guest Rupal Desai shares how she shamelessly networked her way into a corporate consulting job (at a Big 4 firm) a few years out of college without a degree in business or any private sector work experience.

On this episode, you’ll hear Rupal Desai’s story and how she pivoted into corporate consulting a few years out of college without a business background!

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Rupal made it work after graduating into an economic recession in 2011 (it involved waitressing in DC)

  • How Rupal broke into an international development job in D.C., using her networking skills

  • How Rupal used LinkedIn and “shamelessly” approached 2nd and 3rd degree connections to get referrals and interviews

  • What Rupal did when she realized she was “bombing” an interview – how she recovered and GOT THE JOB

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Full Episode Transcript:



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