5 results for tag: Job Search Myth Buster


Job Search Myth 1.06: The Most Qualified Person Wins the Job

It's time for another Executive Job Search Myth Buster. Myth: "After the interview, the most qualified person gets the offer." Truth: Just because you look great on paper does not guarantee you the job. Hiring managers don't hire the most qualified ...
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Job Search Myth 1.05: Applying for Jobs Online Really Works

Yes, it's time for another Executive Job Search Myth Buster: Myth: “Submitting my résumé online to 10 employers every morning increases my chances of getting hired.” Truth: If my math is right (bear with me, I majored in English), after 10 days ...
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Job Search Myth 1.04: Networking is for Losers & Schmoozers

It's time for another Executive Job Search Myth Buster. This one's a beaut: Myth: "Networking doesn't work for me." Truth: Networking should be easy. If it isn't, or if it makes you feel like a brown-nosing, exploitative and inauthentic schmoozer, it's ...
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Job Search Myth 1.02: If You’re Over 50, Quit Looking

Time for another Executive Job Search MythBuster, and it's a good one: Myth: "If you're past 50 and thinking of a career switch, forget it." Truth: Midlife executives will tell you that age discrimination, although tough to prove, is very real. If ...
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Job Search Myth 1.01: A Recruiter Will Find You a Job

From the Yeti of Nepal to the alligators lurking in Manhattan’s sewers, urban myths exist everywhere – even in the world of executive job search. Are you considering a change? If so, this job search myth might be standing in your way: Myth: "A ...
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