In today’s highly connected and accessible digital world, there’s a lot of advice floating around about every subject under the sun — including what to do and what not to do when you’re looking for a new job. It can be tricky researching job hunting tips online, where advice can be contradictory, obsolete or given by writers with no real expertise in human resources. Some pointers may even hurt your chances at an interview.
That’s why we asked expert members of Forbes Human Resources Council to dispel a few commonly encountered tips that are actually false or outdated, but that many job hunters still follow today. Read their insights for a better understanding of how to land your dream job.