6 job search “signs” that don’t actually mean anything

Because job searching can be frustrating and full of disappointments, and because employers can be difficult to read, job seekers often try to find clues about their candidacy in things that employers say and do:  ”They said X, so that’s a good sign.”  ”They haven’t done Y, so I should be worried.”  Etc.

The problem, though, is that much of what job seekers think are signals from employers actually doesn’t mean anything at all.

Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I talk about actions that job seekers often read meaning into, but which in reality often don’t carry any meaning at all. You can read it here.

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