resume and a good cover letter are the most important things to attract
recruiters’ attention and help you get invited for the interviews. How about
breakers in the interviews? There are certain things that will definitely
affect your chances of getting that job. In this article, we will discuss the
things you should never do during the interview.
almost every interview, the recruiters will ask you what you know about the
company you’ve applied for. It will be a turn-off if you’re clueless about what
services and products they’re offering. Simply check their website, read the
mission statements, and about page online.
are expected on time not too early or not too late. Being late shows that you
don’t have respect for the job and the interviewer’s time. Be there 10 minutes
before the interview. In case of an emergency, inform and apologize to the
your previous employer
may have not gotten along with your previous employer but telling this in the
interview is a big no-no. Never complain about your ex-boss as it will affect
your interview in a negative way.
casual is the best attire for the interviews. It is all about the first
impression. Wear professional and clean clothes with minimal accessories.
about Money Too soon
the interviewer asks you about your desired salary or an offer is put on the
table, talking about money is not recommended.
and checking your phone during the interview will jeopardize your chance of
getting that job. Remind yourself to turn off your cellphone and put it away so
it won’t distract you.
to make eye contact, sitting improperly, crossing arms – these are the
signals that show you are nervous. Sitting straight with a good posture and
making eye contact will give a message to the interviewer about your
are certain things that you should not do during the interview. Never
underestimate the importance of a first impression. Your chances of getting
hired will increase with the combination of knowledge, skills, and personality.
Nexus is a non-profit recruitment organization, committed to helping
communities, business leaders and workers in Texas and beyond through, recruitment, career coaching, jobs
networking, business incubation and acceleration.
find out more about what we do; to donate to our cause; to volunteer
with our agency or to discover how we could help your company, simply visit our
website and Partnerships
Let us help you
find your next perfect job: head to our Jobs page for
information about the latest jobs in your area.