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10 Interview Mistakes Candidates Make That Every Recruiter Can Relate To


We feel for you recruiters sometimes. There is A LOT of work that goes into not only finding and sourcing quality candidates but also efficiently screening them for the interview stage, where things can get…interesting! Today we are going to list the top 10 interview mistakes candidates commonly make that every recruiter can relate to. Read on for some Friday Funnies!

Mistake #1: When the candidate tells you about their dog, the diet they’re on and their love life when you ask ‘Tell me a little about yourself”…


Mistake #2: When they say “I work too hard” or “I am a perfectionist” to the greatest weakness question…


Mistake #3: When they show no motivation towards this role…

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Mistake #4: When they are a no show…


Mistake #5: When it’s plain obvious they have rehearsed their whole answer to a question…

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Mistake #6: When they are overly cocky about salary expectations…


Mistake #7: When it quickly becomes apparent they know nothing about the company…


Mistake #8: When they dress inappropriately…


Mistake #9a: When they fail to keep their mobile on silent…


Mistake #9b:….and then they answer it…


Mistake #10: When they ask you zero questions throughout the whole interview…



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