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7 Job Search Time Wasters and How to Avoid Them

Tania Khadder | MonsterCollege

November 24, 2009

3. Chit chatting

OMG, you’ve just spent the last hour on iChat, ranting to a friend about your former company. What a complete and utter waste of time. Especially for your friend.

Instant messaging has, in a lot of ways made our lives more efficient. It can be useful to your job search too. But let’s face it – aren’t you really spending most of your time chatting about everything but?

Do yourself a favor and log out. Make a coffee date to catch up with your friend, and save all that frantic typing for activities more relevant to getting you a job.

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