4 questions candidates ask that make recruiters cringe

4 questions candidates ask that make recruiters cringe

Learning how to interview well requires practice. And whilst most recruiters would forgive their unexperienced candidates for making a few schoolboy errors, those who know what they want from a job should know the routine by now.

Yet, some candidates still stomp around, ungracefully, during the process. Speaking to CNBC, Barry Drexler, an expert interview coach with over 30 years of HR experience, says there are many ways candidates put their foot in it, scuppering their chances of making the cut.

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  • Barry
    Barry
    Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:22am GMT
    If we carry the "interviewing" is like "dating" analogy further, does your expert approve of trying to get a grope at the end? Or perhaps arranging for a mariachi band to play throughout the interview?
    Perhaps some better advice would be to absolutely not treat an interview like a date......because its nothing like going on a date.
  • Michaela
    Michaela
    Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:04pm GMT
    If a candidate has taken the time to attend an interview I see no reason why the question what would be the next steps, it could be a presentation maybe required or only holding second interviews on a one date which they may have to book time off work.

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