The job search game never stays the same.
As just one example, years ago, it was encouraged to attach a photo to the upper right hand corner of the resume. Then that changed and became out-dated in the HR community. But now, with Linkedin having a prominent presence in the job networking/application world, pictures are back in!
There are countless little do’s and don’ts like this. It’s important that you stay up with emerging trends and embrace the fact that what you know today won’t be enough to take you where you want to go tomorrow. One place to start is this article that explores 5 Outdated Job Search Tactics. And of course, as a Career Coach, I’m always willing to talk with you about more trends and how you can best stay on top of them.
The rules and the expectations will continue to change. Make sure you’re ready to change with them!