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Job Search Tips: Work At A Bar AND Advance Your Career

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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Association Lobbyist PJ HoffmanAssociation Lobbyist PJ Hoffman
Title: Regulatory Affairs Counsel, National Association of Federal Credit Unions
City: Washington, DC
Law School: University of Miami School of Law in Miami, FL
College: Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL
Previous Careers: PJ worked as a political campaign finance director on several U.S. Senate and Congressional campaigns prior to going to law school.
 

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