Recently, Popular Newsweek shared readers some expert tips on what not to do in a job interview.
Mistake #1 Not Being Prepared
According to Stacey Perkins, the career coach at Korn Kerry, research is the number one thing that you want to do.
He further said that he has literally been asked in the middle of an interview ‘What do you do here’.
Stacey Perkins also revealed that you need to know what you’re walking into. The company wants to know that you’re interested.
Mistake #2 Poor Communication
Incase you don’t know, communication is another important aspect for any person who wants to make a good first impression.
The senior partner at executive recruitment search firm Lucas Group, Jenifer Finlay said candidates should try as much as possible to avoid sharing unnecessary information about their private lives.
Mistake #3 Unprofessional Appearance
Richard Deosingh, the district president at Global human resource consulting firm says that even in virtual interviews candidates need to show a professional look.
He also said that Test your equipment, make sure your virtual interview background is clear, clean or clouded and make sure that it’s well lit around you so your interview doesn’t come across like you’re in the shadows.
Deosingh also offered some advice for how to tackle the typical question pertaining to a candidate’s strengths and weaknesses.