by Alison Green
Job searching has changed significantly in the last 10 years, and a lot of traditional advice no longer matches up with how successful job searches work today. In fact, most job seekers have story upon aggravating story about the bad advice they have received from well-meaning friends and family who just wanted to help — but instead steered job seekers terribly wrong. “Employers will be impressed if you take the initiative to show up in person instead of just applying online.” Also known as “go out there, and pound the pavement,” this piece of advice has been around for a long time — and it’s wrong, wrong, wrong.
Source: Is Your Job-Search Advice Wildly Outdated? – Yahoo Finance to continue treading