Tampa man finds new job after handing out his résumé on streets

Tampa man finds new job after handing out his résumé on streets

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WE’LL TALK ABOUT THAT COMPLETE WEEKEND FORECAST COMING UP. THANK YOU STEVE. LOOKING FOR A JOB CAN BE FRUSTRATING. SOMETIMES YOU JUST WANT TO GIVE UP. BUT DON’T DO IT. 8 ON YOUR SIDE’S MARCO VILLARREAL JOINS US NOW. Reporter: FOR A MAN A WHAT WAS LEFT WITHOUT A JOB HE FOUND AN OPPORTUNITY HEAR WHEN HE PUT HIS EGO ON 0 AND HUSTLE ON 100. I JUST GOT TIRED OF APPLYING ON-LINE AND NO ONE COMING BACK. Reporter: FOR NICK JOHNSON, UNEMPLOYED TWO MONTHS, GETTING HIS NEXT JOB SEEMED DAUNTING, NO MATTER HIS QUALIFICATIONS. BACHELOR’S AND A MASTER’S FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO. Reporter: WITH NO CALLS FROM HIS EFFORTS ON JOB SEARCH WEBSITES, HE DECIDED THE TRY SOMETHING DRASTIC ON ONE OF THE BUSIEST INTERSECTIONS IN TAMPA. VERY HOT. I WAS DRESSED BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL. I HAD A SIGN, MASTER’S IN BUSINESS. A GUY LOOKING FOR A JOB ON A HOT FLORIDA DAY. PEOPLE WERE LITERALLY STOPPING, COMING BACK AROUND JUST TO MEET WITH ME. Reporter: WHAT HELPED LAND HIS NEW JOB AT AN ENGINEERING COMPANY, SOCIAL MEDIA. HIS PICTURE AND RESUME WAS LIKED, SHARED, AND COMMENT ON BEY HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE. IT WAS GREAT JUST SEEING ALL THE SUPPORT OF RANDOM PEOPLE. IT JUST SHOWS HOW GREAT HUMANITY IS. Reporter: AND IT WORKED FOR NICK. AT ONE POINT, HE HAD 17 INTERVIEWS IN ONE WEEK. HE IS THANKING TAMPA BAY AND FEELING BITTERSWEET AS HE

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