Avoid ‘the seven deadly sins of interviewing’
|August 31, 2010||Posted by admin under DECLARE - Network/Interview|
Avoid ‘the seven deadly sins of interviewing’ By Eve Tahmincioglu
Experts, hiring managers describe their pet peeves about job candidates
There are about five people for every one job opening today, a fact that may not come as a surprise to many job seekers.
That means you have to do everything you can to ace the coveted interview since these days you’re lucky to get one at all.
There are some basic things you should keep in mind, like making sure you’re well groomed and show up on time. But wouldn’t it be great to know what really gets under the skin of employers when it comes to interviews before you don your suit?
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..I’ve reached out to a bevy of recruiting experts and hiring managers, asking them to share their interview pet peeves and I’ve come up with the following list I call “the seven deadly sins of interviewing.”
1. Winging it
Don’t show up for an interview unprepared.