Andrew Horner: The reverse job applicant

After a frustrating two year post-college job search, Andrew Horner decided applying for jobs and asking people to hire him just wasn’t working. So he came up with the reverse job application.

This is a reverse job application. I am done asking people to hire me, for several reasons. First and foremost, it clearly doesn’t work. Second, it closes me off to a lot of potentially amazing opportunities; I can only find and apply to so many jobs, and there are doubtlessly hundreds of thousands out there that I would be a great fit for. Third and finally, the application process undermines my value as a worker. I have gone my entire life consistently producing excellent results at every task I set my mind to, and quite frankly, employers should be coming to me, not the other way around.

He goes on to explain, in very humorous fashion, why he should be offered a job and directs people to an application form at the bottom of the page. This is great.