Writing in Fortune, Anne Fisher gives some tips on how to avoid sabotaging your job hunt. An excerpt:
Stop worrying about being selected. Easier said than done, of course, especially if you've been out of work for a while and the bills are piling up. But "wanting to be chosen by an employer sometimes makes us talk ourselves into a situation we may not have taken if we were thinking more clearly," Brown-Volkman observes. "This is a recipe for disaster."