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The Top TenJob Search Mistakes
In this special report, we’re going to take quick look at the top ten job search mistakes that most people make in this tough job market.Because, if you’re over 40 and looking for work, these mistakes willcompletely kill your job search and any chance you have of gettinghired in a tough job market.Honestly, this is the stuff you really need to avoid doing if you wantto get hired. So, let’s take a look at these mistakes one at a time.
Mistake Number 1
Job search mistake number one is waiting until you lose your jobbefore you start your job search.Of course, this is one of the most common problems most peopleexperience. And let’s be honest, it’s because most of us don’t want togo through the steps involved with doing a job search unless wehave to.It’s just so frustrating, so why would you want to spend timesearching if you don't have to? But, of course, the problem is that,when you wait until you’re out of work before you start your jobsearch, then you’re stuck, you’re desperate, and you’re out therecompeting with everyone else. And it’s just flat-out more difficult when you’re under all thatpressure. So, knowing that most people hate to go through thestandard job search experience, what can you do?To begin with, let’s take a look at what a job search really should be.Essentially, a job search is made up of three key pieces. It’s made upof networking, research, and promotion.