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131: There’s Nothing Wrong With Being Someone’s 2nd Option – The 10 Minute Talent Rant

November 30th, 2022

“’If you ain’t first, you’re last.’” -Ricky Bobby

 

Talladega Nights is a classic. Love that movie. But it’s a comedy. You’re not supposed to take it seriously.

 

Yet coming in 2nd carries a stigma. Even in hiring. Companies don’t like being a job seeker’s 2nd choice. Job seekers don’t like being a company’s 2nd choice.

 

We’ve seen bruised egos cause companies to pull offers and job seekers to decline then. Yet everyone is fully aware: there’s a LOT of great companies and job seekers out there.

Jeff Smith and James Hornick discuss why everyone needs to take a breath in Episode 55 of The 10 Minute Talent Rant, “There’s Nothing Wrong With Being Someone’s 2nd Option.”

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