When you hear this advice, think twice.
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 Here are 10 pieces of job-search advice that are now outdated and you should ignore.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.