What does it mean to be deliberately different? And how does this mindset impact today’s job search?
“I’m following all the great advice. I’m working my butt off. I have a squeaky clean personal brand. Yet no job offers. Why? Why can’t I even get an interview?”
Sound familiar? Ever heard yourself saying something similar?
There are some old-school aspects of a job search, no matter how much technology impacts the process, that will always be highly valued by employers. Doing your research, showing up early enough to make a great first impression, and an effective follow-up will always matter.
To help you figure out who belongs in the “don’t listen” category, here are five pieces of old school advice still dispensed by “career experts” to job hunters.
Volunteering makes your best character traits come alive – mostly because you feel good about yourself while helping others.