Jose Zamora would apply for 50 to 100 jobs a day, and for months he did not get any replies.
Then one day he decided to make a small change to his resume -and it made all the difference in the world.
That one thing? He took the “s” out of his first name and submitted applications for jobs as “Joe.”
Once he did that, employers started calling and emailing him, according to BuzzFeed.
“I was applying for the same exact jobs, the exact same resume, the exact same experience,” he said. “Just a different name.
“Sometimes I don’t even think people know or are conscious or aware that they’re judging — even if it’s by name. But I think we all do it all the time.”