Aaron Gouveia has worked as the Content Manager of Salary.com since 2011. Prior to that, he was an award-winning journalist at several prominent New England newspapers. Read more...
Fishermen have nothing on the world of jobseekers when it comes to tall tales and nebulous information passed on from person to person over the years.
Everyone has a job-hunting strategy they swear by, along with a list of things people should never do while searching for a job. Some of it is good advice, other parts are well-intentioned but slightly misguided tidbits passed down from friends and relatives, and the rest is just downright wrong. Very, very wrong.
But which well known myths should you avoid? We lay them out in this article, and then replace the myths with some useful advice to take their place.