Five Job Search Do’s And Don’ts

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Do: In a cover letter or interview, focus on solving the company’s problems specifically instead of highlighting all of your skills. An interview is less about you and more about filling the employer’s needs. Sure, you’ll be asked about your skills and experiences, but emphasize how these things will help you help the company. Go beyond this in your interview by asking what problems they are currently facing and what they’d like to accomplish with the open position. Analyze their answers and explain how you will excel in these responsibilities.

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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