Whether it’s advice you receive from your mother or even a tip you get from a recruiter, some of it won’t guarantee job search success. When searching for jobs, it’s important to know which tips work for you and how to use them to their best potential. Once you’re able to weed out the bad advice from the good, you’ll be on your way to more interviews and landing a job.
To help you decide which job search advice to ditch this year, here five job search tips to avoid in 2014:
In a changing work environment tips to getting hired change, too. Friends, family and co-workers are well meaning but may be giving you wrong or updated advice. To be sure you’re getting the best help possible take a look at the 5 Job Search Tips Going out of Style in 2014 by Glassdoor’s blog. Remember: Personal branding is a great way to stand out in a crowd of applicants. If you show a professional nature in your social media profiles (employers know you have them, so hiding them may set off a red flag) you can help yourself land the job.