Ignore These 10 Outdated Pieces of Job-Search Advice

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Job-search advice that worked a decade or more ago isn’t always effective today. In fact, some of it can hurt your chances. Here are 10 pieces of job-search advice that are now outdated and you should ignore.

Alison Green writes the popular Ask a Manager blog where she dispenses advice on career, job search, and management issues. She's also the author of Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Leader's Guide to Getting Results.

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