Student's Unusual Job Search Ploy Plays Off
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AUGUST 10, 2013

What's the craziest thing you've done to get a job? Ever hand out free coffee and doughnuts in front of a potential employer?
Well, that's what Fordham graduate student Michael Penn, 23, did Thursday morning.
His goal: to land a job in the financial services industry, specifically at Goldman Sachs.
So at 7 a.m. Thursday, he set up a booth outside the investment bank's office building in Lower Manhattan, complete with refreshments and a sign that read: www.HireMichaelPenn.com.
"I wanted to do something innovative for my job hunt. I am graduating in two weeks. I came up with the idea to get some face time," said Penn, who hails from Boca Raton, Fla., and pursued a master's degree in global management.
With his website printed on his booth and the coffee cup sleeves, Penn started gaining some attention.
Read more: Yahoo News