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You hate your job. ‘Rage applying’ probably isn’t the answer

By Callum Borchers

29 Jun 2023 · 4 min read

informed Summary

  1. Rage applying—sending out multiple résumés in a burst of anger—has gained popularity on social media, with some claiming it has helped them secure better jobs.

It was a lousy day at work. You feel underpaid and overloaded. Seething, you apply for a dozen other positions in less than an hour and relish the conviction that you stuck it to the man.

In reality, you might just be stuck.

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