10 Stupid Things

10 Stupid Things Job Seekers Do
That Guarantee They’ll Be Looking For Work Again Soon

1. They start the job search process by updating and circulating their resumes

2. They rush to the classified ads and Internet job sites

3. They immediately call everyone they know and begin networking

4. They contact search firms to sell themselves as “perfect candidates”

5. They show up for interviews at the first sign of interest

6. They stress their strengths and experience in hopes that they’ll convince an interviewer they’re great

7. They rationalize past failures and problems

8. They exaggerate the value of their experience (and their compensation)

9. They fantasize about how terrific the next job will be

10. They rush to accept the first bona fide job offer they get


“10 Stupid Things Job Seekers Do That Guarantee They’ll Be
Looking For Work Again Soon”
is the result of hundreds of interviews
with people in the job market, career counselors, and HR professionals.

Some not-so-stupid alternatives are discussed in the book
The Potato Chip Difference: How to apply leading edge marketing strategies to landing the job you want, by Michael A. Goodman.

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Last updated: Monday, November 03, 2008