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Never Introduce Yourself with a Resume

It's important to talk to someone first rather than just applying to a job or sending your resume, because all of us are more specific and n

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Don’t chase the companies that don’t want to hire you

Finding and landing the right job is like dating. When you don't get an enthusiastic response, find a hiring manager that DOES want you.

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Don't look to skills training as a cure-all when it comes to your job search

Skills-training programs skip self-discovery, with the promise of success. Gaining new skills may not help you land the right job.

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Don’t Box Yourself In: The Limitations of Career Aptitude Tests

A multiple-choice test can't sum you up and tell you what to do with your life. Consider what you like and what interests you more.

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The Dangers of Following Bad Career Advice

General career advice that doesn’t take into account your unique characteristics, personality, and interests is worse than no advice at all.

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Don't confuse longer-term career goals with the need for immediate cash

Searching for your next great job can be stressful, and the stress is only compounded when you’re worried about your money running out.

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Stop Applying for Jobs! Wait to Be Invited

When you’re looking for a job, it seems like it would make sense to keep applying, right? Wrong. Talk to the right people instead.

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The Worst Thing to Say When You’re Networking for a New Job

When you’re looking for a job, it’s easy to feel desperate, and your first instinct may be to announce this to the world. Don't.

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Don’t Fall in Love with a Job Before You Know It

When you’re in a job search, it’s natural to be drawn to big-name companies. Don't fall in love before you've had research conversation.

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