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Job Search Mistakes

Job search mistakes to avoid including the top job search and interview mistakes, how not to write a cover letter and what not to include on your resume, and more mistakes that can hinder your job search.

Job Search Mistakes to Avoid
What are the worst job search mistakes you can make? Some are major mistakes that can halt your job search before it even gets going. Others are small mistakes that, given a competitive job market, can be enough to knock you out of contention for a job.

Top Ten Job Search Do's and Don'ts
What should you do when you're job searching? And what shouldn't you do? There's a laundry list of things that can help your job search and things that can hinder it.

Top Cover Letter Mistakes
Here's information on the most common cover letter mistakes job applicants make and how to avoid errors when writing cover letters.

Top 10 Resume Mistakes
Here are the top 10 resume mistakes that job applicants make, plus tips and advice on how to avoid errors on your resume.

How Not to Apply for a Job
It's important to know what you shouldn't do, along with what you should do when you are applying for jobs. Here's how not to apply for a job.

Interview Blunders to Avoid
What shouldn't you do when interviewing? Here are a selection of blunders, mistakes and errors a candidate for employment can make. Spend time preparing to interview so these don't happen to you!

Interview Fashion Faux-Pas
A big part of getting a job is making a good first impression, and a big part of making a good first impression is how you dress. While you don't have to spend a lot of money on your wardrobe, putting in a little extra effort will pay off in the long run. Before your next interview, make sure you aren't making any interview attire mistakes....

7 Reasons Not to Apply for a Job
How to decide whether to apply for a job, including reasons not to apply, when to put in an application and how to make the case for getting selected.

Letter Mistakes to Avoid
Perfection counts when writing letters for employment. All your job search correspondence should be simple, concise, grammatically correct and error-free. Here are tips and suggestions for writing employment letters which will help you stand out from the crowd.

Lying on Your Resume
You just got a call to schedule an interview for a perfect job. However, you lied on your resume when you applied. What do you do? Here are some options for what to do next.

Cover Letter Grammar Errors to Avoid
Information on the most common cover letter grammar errors and how to avoid them.

What Not to Include in a Cover Letter
There is some information that must be included when you are writing cover letters for job. There is other information that should be left out. Here's what not to include in a cover letter.

Resume and Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid
A typo or a grammatical error in a cover letter or a resume can be enough to knock you out of contention for a job. Here's some of the most common errors made on resumes and letters and how to avoid them.

What Not to Wear on an Interview
What not to wear on a job interview - inappropriate attire for an interview for employment.

Worst Job Interview Outfits
When you are dressing for a job interview, what you wear makes a difference. What's the worst interview outfit you've seen (or worn)?

Worst Interview Mistakes
Have you seen or made an interview mistake that was funny? Or was funny after the fact, even if it wasn't funny at the time? Read about funny interview mistakes and add your interview mistakes to the list.

Worst Interview Mistakes
What's the worst mistake you can make in a job interview? Read about the top interview mistakes and add your top interview mistakes to the list.

Worst Resume Mistakes
What's the worst mistake you can make when you're writing a resume? Take a look at the resume mistakes that could cost you an interview and add your advice on resume mistakes to avoid to the list.

Worst Cover Letter Mistakes
What's the worst mistake you can make when you're writing a resume? Take a look at the cover letter mistakes that could cost you an interview and add your advice on cover letter mistakes to avoid to the list.

Six Common Job Search Mistakes
Guest Author Barbara Safani shares some of the most common mistakes she sees among job seekers and some tips for getting your search back on track.

Ten Deadly Sins of Job Searchers
Sometimes the simplest matters make all the difference in the potential joining together of an employer and a job searcher. These opportunities to fail occur before the first phone call is ever exchanged. If you’re a job seeker, these simply rectified mistakes can keep your resume out of the “no” pile. Here are ten things that job seekers must do right to avoid the slush pile.

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