BRAIN FOOD: Ten Ways not to... Job hunt

by Guy Browning
Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

1 No confidence to apply for a job
2 An unprofessional CV
3 References that don't do you any favours
4 A bad attitude in interview
5 Poor research into your market
6 Missing deadlines and being late
7 Pigeon-holing yourself
8 Leaving a previous job too soon
9 Asking for too much
10 Asking for too little.

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