Step 1: Apply to dozens of jobs you are a good fit for.
Step 2: Hear back from no one.
Step 3: Find a job posting at the company you’d give your left knee cap to work at. Realize that you are completely unqualified.
Step 4: Mope around like an angsty teenager. Contemplate massive quantities of misery eating.
Step 5: Decide to apply anyway.
Step 6: Realize that the only way that they’ll even notice your resume is if you do something outrageous.
Step 7: Contemplate baking them cookies.
Step 8: Decide to get a 3rd party to deliver the food to avoid awkward conversations and setting off anyone’s is-this-girl-crazy-or-what radar.
Step 9: Find the locally owned pizza shop that might just be crazy enough to go along with your plan.
Step 10: Bring sticky notes to post on the box as your cover letter.
Step 11: Finish your sticky note cover letter by telling them to look for your resume and formal application under “Pizza Girl”.
Step 12: Proceed to freak out and wonder if this was a horrible idea or a brilliant one.
Step 13: Get the interview.
Step 14: Be able to speak to every point on your pizza box cover letter when your last interviewer brings it in with them.
Step 15: Get the job.
“Tell a story about something interesting (anything!) that happened to you, but tell it in the form of an instruction manual.” – Prompt from Day 2 of The Scintilla Project