If you’ve been on the job market for quite some time now with no luck in sight, there might be something wrong with the way you handle your job application. You may be unwittingly committing mistakes along the way that botch your chances of getting hired. This article discusses the common job application pitfalls so you can avoid them at all costs.
Misrepresenting yourself. Avoid embellishing your CV or resume with downright lies to make yourself look accomplished or desirable. Only include facts in your documents that you can support with proof if the need arises. Lying is pointless and can be even used against you. Remember that there are employers who research applicants’ credentials before signing them in. Make sure that you can back up your claims with facts. Continue reading