Job Search Tips

PJ Hoffman spent three months as a bartender in Washington, D.C. on his way to finding a regulatory affairs job. Why? Because in order to advance your career, you need to be where the action is, he says. Another one of our guests, David Sadkin, similarly tended bar after law school to break into his Capitol Hill job. Check out PJ’s job search tips for breaking into a competitive industry in this video.

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