Top 10 Job Search Trends to Ignore

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Generally, this is good advice. Careerists are a bit more attractive to hiring folks when employed. With that said, many career changers drop kick a miserable, unhealthy situation before their next offer is in hand, reinvigorating their energy and optimism. The key is ensuring this is the right decision for you; talk it over with a significant other, spouse, mother, father, best friend, coach, etc., to help decide.

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MRW, writing for, is Part 2 of a two-part series designed to help you winnow out trends that are either outdated or misguided.


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