If you are hunting for a job, then it is essential for you to spare some time to read this article.
With unemployment now at 10.2% nationally, and much higher in some states, it becomes much more difficult for you to fight for a vacancy. And the question is how can you stand out and assure the employer you are the best among 10 or 20 candidates? Easy! Make yourself much more perfect than others, but how? Easy! Avoid all the mistakes they may make.
In this article, I will list some of the biggest as well as the most common mistakes of candidates in interview. If you can avoid them, you are sure to be the best one.
9. Contain too much emotion.
Maybe you are sad, angry or upset for being fired from your last job. Normal as these emotions are, they are not helpful to be showed in interview, which bring you nothing but another failure interview.
8. No humor, no warmth, no personality.
Yeah, I know you are anxious to get the job. But never ignore the importance of showing your distinctive qualities, such as humor, warmth, and understanding.
7. Lacking interest or enthusiasm.
You know, these employers just want those who are interested in their company as well as the work. So make sure that you show enough interests in the work you applied.
6. Know little about the company you applied.
Don’t forget to Google the company before the interview.
5. Only focus on what you want.
You have to pay more attention to what the interviewer is saying. They decide what points you should make and offer.
4. Stretch your capacity.
Experts suggested that when you apply for a job, make sure you have over 70% of the stated qualifications. Never stretch your capacity too far.
3. Explain too much why losing your last job.
2. Fail to show you are different.
1. Lack good preparation.