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The 10 Worst Job-Search Tips Ever

The 10 Worst Job-Search Tips Ever

Liz Ryan, BusinessWeek

Use Corporate-Speak

Any résumé that trumpets “cross-functional facilitation of multi-level teams” is headed straight for the shredder. The worst job-search advice tells us to write our résumés using ponderous corporate boilerplate that sinks a smart person’s résumé like a stone. Please ignore that advice, and write your résumé the way you speak (BusinessWeek.com, 8/22/08).