How To Be Yourself While Job Hunting: 9 Unspoken Rules
The Enterprisers Project, June 6th, 2019
June 6, 2019,
Volume 255, Issue 1

Job seekers have to walk a fine line between sharing and oversharing. Here's how to stay professional while letting your personality shine

"Just be yourself!"

"That's the text from a friend you read right before walking into a job interview. Or the closing advice from your recruiter before they send you into a networking event. This classic advice sounds easy and is intended to put job seekers at ease. But there's a little more nuance at play here.

For instance, how much personality do hiring managers want to see? Which topics should be considered off limits? Is there a magical ratio of professional background to personal information that showcases that you are not only the most qualified candidate, but also the best cultural match?..."

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