Top 10 Job Search Trends to Ignore

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Woven with vivid content and shared with just the right inflections and oomph, some people’s pitches sound as if they’ve been recycled thousands of times. While an elevator pitch is not in and of itself bad, be careful about regurgitating the same words, over and over. Keep your pitch fresh, and be natural in how, and to whom, you are delivering your words.

The absolutes of job search are puzzling; as in most things in life, there are few black and white rules. While you want to follow some rules of thumb, you also should climb outside of your (or others’) boxes from time to time to really take charge of your career versus following the pack.

The following list of 10 trends not to follow, identified by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW, writing for, is Part 2 of a two-part series designed to help you winnow out trends that are either outdated or misguided.


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