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The 10 Worst Job-Hunting Mistakes

The 10 Worst Job-Hunting Mistakes

Whether you are a first-time job-seeker or you’re a veteran in your field, it is important that you take the right steps toward landing you ideal job. There’s more to a successful job search than ironing your best suit and printing out extra resumes. Today’s employers are looking for the best of the best, and one typo on your cover letter can can get you thrown into the “Do Not Call” pile. Avoid these common mistakes to score your dream job.

7. Using an Unprofessional Message on Your Voicemail


You might think that using the No Doubt’s’ “Spiderwebs” on your voicemail is hilarious, but you can be guaranteed that a potential employer will find it obnoxious and immature. Show off your sparkling personality in your interview instead of on your phone. If you can’t take your job search seriously, how can a nonprofit professional expect you to take work seriously?

Use a voicemail message that says your name and your phone number. Keep it short, sweet, and easy to understand. When your dream job calls with an offer, you want to make sure they know they are calling the right person!

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