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7 Job Search Time Wasters, and How to Avoid Them

7 Job Search Time Wasters, and How to Avoid Them

Looking for a job is, indeed, a full time job. And like any full time job, you probably waste a lot of time either completing tasks, or between them.

The difference is, when you’re looking for work, you don’t have a boss to answer to. You are only accountable to yourself – and let’s face it, you kind of favor you.

Plus, between the entertainment center (the one you bought before losing your job), Rock Band 2nd Edition, and that super comfy couch, your house probably has...

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    over 4 years ago


    Email can be considered one of the new classic time wasters, sending and receiving emails can certainly be a big time waster.One way to get work done is to only answer your phone and emails at specified times.This can be result oriented.
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    over 5 years ago


    In reading about time wasters and how to focus, I found this article to be a valuable waste of my time as I search for a job,,, hey work?? Let me know 'cuz I need a j-o-b!!!Seriously folks,,,,,let me know....

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    almost 6 years ago


    You busted me on all 7 points. Sad (and funny), but true. What's primarily creating the "job search block" for me, I think though, is that I no longer want to do what I've done as a career (sales; the last 9 years in car sales until I was let go by a Chevy dealer 3 months ago--no going back to that!) and I feel that I can't afford the time to go back to school for something else (I'm 63). But it's been a challenge so far to convince those few I've actually contacted at potentially viable companies that I really would be satisfied with entry level position in order to learn and progress while on the job. Oh well, keep trying, right?

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