How can you get a job without any experience in the field?



Back in 1998 Jason Schuller got a webmaster job at Boeing without knowing anything about the web, or at least not being a web designer on paper. He reverse-engineered web pages by inspecting their code and learning from the source, teaching himself how to design and code. At the end, he was able to pitch those skills to Boeing and basically to create a job where one did not exist.

How can you get a job without any experience in the field?



Chris Ohanian did not have a clear idea of what he wanted to do, but he knew that he was incredibly bored at his job. He wrote a cover letter and sent to 50 different travel agencies, attaching a clipping where a newspaper in Albany had written about him and his travel experiences. One agency hired him. It was a faster way than going to a specialized school where on would have typically studied to become a travel agent.

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