Stop Fidgeting.... And Look Them In The Eyes If You Want That Job!

January 11, 2018
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Today's tips come courtesy of Careerbuilder.com who reveals that 49% of bosses know if a job candidate is a good fit within the first five minutes of their interview! 

Top 10 interview blunders: 

  • Failing to make eye contact: 65%
  • Failing to smile: 36%
  • Playing with something on the table: 33%
  • Having bad posture: 30%
  • Fidgeting too much in their seat: 29%
  • Crossing their arms over their chest: 26%
  • Playing with their hair or touching their face: 25%
  • Having a weak handshake: 22%
  • Using too many hand gestures: 11%
  • Having a handshake that is too strong: 7%

----and Rob Lucas wants to add 1 more: Asking what the salary is before you decide the job is right for you, or the employer decides you are right for them.  It's an almost instant red flag! 

 

 

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