One reason job-hunting is so stressful is that it requires speaking with new people. Having a purposeful, but pleasant, conversation with a hiring manager, recruiter or HR person is tricky, especially given the added tension of asking — sometimes begging — for a job. Add to that the discomfort many of us feel asking others for help.
So imagine if your job was to constantly approach strangers, get them to talk about themselves and let you take a photograph. That’s exactly what is required of Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the best-selling book, “Humans of New York.” Stanton also posts photos of the New Yorkers he runs into every day on his Facebook page