Do: All of your accomplishments (ideally) are listed on your resume. In the interview, use this time to showcase your motivation and teamwork. Without giving away all of the credit, talk about the way your team worked together to accomplish something. Employers want someone who will work well on their team, not someone who will try to take all of the credit. Always put your accomplishments into the context of the employer’s needs.
Sometimes, the most traditional pieces of advice are the most beneficial to your career. It’s important to remember: a job opening is about the employer, not about you. Focus your job search efforts on how your experiences show your ability to benefit a company.
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.