4 Job-Search Tips That People Normally Pay Big Bucks To Learn

Job seekers pay big money for a career coach. Here are some tips you can get for free.
Job seekers pay big money for a career coach. Here are some tips you can get for free.

The idea of paying someone to help you get a job may strike you as absurd. Yet the practice of using a job coach is growing as workers seek any advantage in a tight labor market. But what would a career coach tell you, if you had the bucks to hire one?

Interviews with career coaches uncovered several key job-search tips. Some of them are quite simple -- but often go overlooked. As Miriam Salpeter, a coach and AOL Jobs blogger, notes: "It's not rocket science."