A user on TikTok has gone viral after sharing an application method that allowed him to apply to 200 jobs in just two days.
In a video with over 450,000 views, TikTok user Jerry (@jerryjhlee) describes his technique, which involves using both a browser plugin and a popular AI chatbot, ChatGPT.
@jerryjhle In reply to @jaymie_inc you are applying for 200 jobs in 2 days like this – perfect timing for the holidays #resume #jobtips ♬ Betty (Get Money) – Yung Gravy
According to Jerry, the most time-consuming part of the application process is filling out the same information over and over again.
To fix this, Jerry uses a plugin called Simplify, which auto-fills the job application and auto-uploads relevant documents like resumes.
From here you can easily apply.
However, if part of the application involves answering a work experience question, Jerry recommends using the ChatGPT AI program.
ChatGPT is a program that generates detailed text from user-generated prompts. For an application, Jerry recommends copying and pasting the resume into the program and then submitting the application question to the program.
As he demonstrates, the results are compelling.
“Now every application shouldn’t take longer than a minute,” he summarizes.
In comments, Jerry claims that this method got him “7 jobs in the first 2 days.”
Other TikTokers were quick to share their thoughts on Jerry’s method. Some commentators endorsed his proposals.
“Okay… the ChatGPT part is kind of brilliant. I hate answering these essay questions!” exclaimed one user.
“They use automation, so do we,” noted a second.
“Love it. We need to use Chat GPT as much as possible while boomers still don’t know,” said a third.
However, others opposed it, citing several potential problems with the plan.
“There will be tools that can recognize AI-generated letters,” predicted one user. “It’s already being done by Google to lower the ranks of pages.”
“It’s all fun and games until they call you and you don’t know what position you’re applying for,” added another.
“Chat gtp is writing 7th grade essays,” noted another TikToker. “You will not be hired, brother.”
The Daily Dot contacted Jerry via email.
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*Initial publication: December 28, 2022 7:37 am CST
Braden Bjella is a culture writer. His work can be found in Mixmag, Electronic Beats, Schön! magazine and more.
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