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5 Job Hunting Myths Debunked

March 4, 2015

In the job hunting world, there are numerous factors that will, many times, try to put you down at all costs. Unfortunately, you can encounter these quite often, so it’s up to you to make sure that you find the best job for you while also avoiding the myths that appear on this market. In this article we are going to debunk 5 of the most widely encountered myths about job hunting.

  1. If no one is hiring, why bother?

Sure, the unemployment rate might be on the rise, but there are always job on the market, and even if some require other skills, you are free to learn them. If you do want to find a job, then make that your full time job and works day and night repeatedly in order to find the best possible option that you can. In the end, you’ll find a job only if you truly want to make that happen, so don’t stop searching, you will surely be able to find what you are looking for eventually.

  1. I have no experience, no one will hire me.

This couldn’t be further from the truth. Many companies actually prefer people that just graduated mainly because they have fresh knowledge and unlike the older persons, these are eager to work and sometimes pull in extra hours.

  1. Only the web brings results in job hunting

Sure, the web is surely one of the best methods you can use in order to find a job, but the reality is that you need to use newspapers as well as other sources of media too, because only when you combine all of them you can be certain of having access to all the best jobs out there.

  1. Is one page enough for the resume?

Most of the time one single page will be more than enough, because the experience can be compacted, and in the end this is all that matters. However, the resume can be longer if you do have a lot of content and experience, so do keep that in mind at all times if you want to create a long resume. Just make sure to add only the important stuff in order to avoid making it boring.

  1. The resume speaks for me

In fact, it doesn’t, so you are the one that needs to come to the interview and show the employer that what you said in the resume is true and that you can help the company lead astounding results in the end.

As you can see, job hunting can be very challenging, but now that you know the answer to these myths, you will be able to better understand what you need to do in order to get the most out of your job hunting experience!

Senior Systems Developer – Cloud Solutions, Software & Web Sydney Australia