Seven Things Job Seekers are Doing Right

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Thom Allen is MAD. He recently read an article about the five things job seekers do wrong and wrote me this:

"There are too many don'ts, and not enough do's out there. Who are the experts that can tell the public what to do, rather than what not to do? Getting a LinkedIn account isn't a solution. I'm assuming the career space wants you to pay for the answers, which is why DON'T articles are free?"

One issue with "here's what to do" articles is that they seem cliche, general and vague. Many times they seem like they're written by someone who has never been through a real, or a difficult, job search. An article written for the masses might not apply to someone at a certain level, in a certain region, or in a certain industry or profession. Here is a list of "do's" that I've seen work: