2. Fill out forms quickly, leaving selected questions unanswered.
3. When asked for your salary, write “$1,” “$10,” or “$100,” so you fill in the blank but don’t scotch a compensation negotiation in advance.
4. On other queries, like a request for references, or your current position, especially if you’re unemployed, write “to be discussed.”
5. Customize your résumé to the listing; make sure it includes keywords.
6. Write a concise cover letter that specifically addresses the job’s requirements.
7. Most important: Search your virtual and face-to-face network for a connection to the job you want
8. Use a professional email address including your full name.