Don’t Tell Prospective Employers You’re Desperate

I think the person who takes a job in order to live—that is to say, for the money—has turned himself into a slave.

~ Joseph Campbell ~

When you’ve been searching for work unsuccessfully, you eventually reach the point where you are desperate enough to take just about anything.  But letting prospective employers know that you are desperate for work is not the best tactic.

The Career Builder article, 3 words that will kill your job search, which I was interviewed for, explains why saying, “I’ll take anything” can backfire when you’re searching for a job.  The article provides five reasons you should avoid applying for every job opening you can find and focus instead on the type of work you really want, even if you are desperate to find work quickly.

Click here to read the article on Career Builder:

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