- A 26-year-old man, David, failed at his startup and he did not know where his next meal would come from
- In search of a job, he went on the street with a sign telling people that he needed a job as he handed out his resumes
- Following that brave move, more than 200 people offered him jobs with the opportunity to turn his life around
A young man, David Casarez, went all out in 2018 to put a stop to his longtime unemployment. Before job hunting, the 26-year-old had failed at starting his own tech company with his bachelor’s degree in management information systems.
Following David’s failure, he slept in a bus park on a bench in Mountain View, California. His situation was really that bad that he did not even have a roof over his end, Goal Cast reports.
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With a strong determination not to give up, the young man took to the street with a placard that reads:
Do you have a groundbreaking story you would like us to publish? Please reach us through email@example.com!
“HOMELESS. HUNGRY 4 SUCCESS. TAKE A RESUME.”
Stranger was impressed
In addition to the sign, he printed many CVs and went on the road. When a driver, Jasmine Scofield, saw him, he was impressed.
With David’s permission, he took his photo and posted it on social media. The driver was impressed that the homeless man was not on the street begging but hunting for jobs.
Later in the day, the unemployed man got more than 200 job offers from different companies. When his story was reshared on Instagram by @globalpositivenews, it gathered a lot of comments.
Below are some of them:
"Wonder how hes doing now."
"No one should go homeless. No one should be jobless. No one should be left hungry."
"Very cool. but let's not pretend like this would work for every homeless person. "just asking for money" isn't anyone's first choice."
"This is it. This is how we help each other out."
"This is not positive news. Housing is a human right, he deserves shelter and stability not another foot in the door to capitalist gain."
Another desperate job search
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian lady, Egbohaghe Victoria, took the bull by the horn and showed that she would not give up.
On Tuesday, February 9, Victoria took to the street of Abuja with cardboard that reads, "Please I need a job".
On the placard, she spelt out her qualification, saying she has BSc in international relations. Underneath that is her email. Atop the cardboard is a plea that she really needs a job.