Mark Swartz · Sep. 24, 2018
Sometimes you need to cast aside conventional advice when trying to get noticed. Phones off! No phubbing in a job interview. Prepare like crazy cuz the struggle is real. Those are some rules to respect when looking for work. But is every guideline carved in stone? Not if you’re up for stepping outside the box sometimes. Especially when the job ad clearly says “Do (or don’t do) the following!” There’s some risk – and potential reward – when ignoring norms. Here’s seven and why to consider ‘em optional.