Whether you’re planning a job hunt or are in the middle of one that’s been unsuccessful thus far, you should ensure you’re not killing your chances by making these common job-searching mistakes:
- Failing to Focus on Your Networking Skills
Spending all day in your apartment responding to online job postings probably won’t get you a job very quickly — and it probably won’t get you the job you really want, either. Spend at least half your job-searching time networking both online and in person, especially if you’re seeking a high-level position.
- Sending Out Unedited or Generic Resumes
Your resumes need to be tightly written and painstakingly proofread. Remember that it’s shockingly easy to overlook typos in your own work, so take the time