Five Job Search Do’s And Don’ts

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Do: Apply to the perfect company with the goal of working your way up. Even if you don’t start in a role you love 100 percent, a good company has opportunities for their top talent to excel. Growing businesses will have lots of opportunities for advancement.

About half of external hires are unsuccessful, but 75 percent of internal hires are successful. Because of this, managers would rather promote people from within than find someone new who is less familiar with the company. Get a position in your ideal company, work hard, and prove yourself.

With such a wide landscape of job search resources out there, it can be a struggle to navigate mixed messages. Some job search strategies become muddled and the core advice is lost. So how can you determine which strategies won’t actually help you land you the job? Heather R. Huhman, a Glassdoor career and workplace expert and founder & president of Come Recommended, has identified five job search tips to unlearn.


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