7 Job-Search Myths Debunked

Julie Jansen

Myths that people believe about looking for a job are many and persistent. The most common ones are these:

Myth #1: A résumé should be only one page.

Absolutely not! The normal length of a résumé is two to three pages (at most). It is fine to have addendum pages such as a list of references or published articles. A one-page résumé is only appropriate for a recent college grad.