Navigating the job search process can seem like blindly throwing a handful of darts at a dart board. While there are there are a great deal of resources available to help with your search, candidates still have dozens of common misconceptions about the process that can impact employment chances. We’ve highlighted eleven job search myths applicants commonly mistake as truths about the job search process – and provide tips on what you should be doing instead.
Job Search Myth #1: Your resume should be a set length based on your years of experience
Truth: It’s about quality, not quantity.
HR Insider Tip: Include the information most relevant to the duties you performed in each role, and the duties that are most relevant to the job you’re applying for now. There’s no set rule on how long a resume should be – but there are some general guidelines on what not to do.