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8 Things Recruiters are Sick of Hearing During an Interview

Most job seekers know the basics of a good job interview; dress the part, sit up straight, be confident, ask questions…etc. But have you thought of what not to say? Although there are many things that you should never say or ask during a job interview, most of us have said something that we’ve regretted later on. Here are 8 things recruiters are sick of hearing during an interview:

1. When you say ”Am Flunt in Engilish”

If you can’t seem to pronounce the word “fluent” right,  then you can always just opt for saying “good”.

2. When you recite everything written on the company’s website.

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Tips for Acing your Skype Interview

With Social media playing an increasingly big role in our day to day lives, many companies are taking advantage of this trend when it comes to their hiring process, that’s why making a good first impression doesn’t necessarily have to be face to face. Companies are starting to use different means for early stages of recruitment such as phone and video conferencing platforms. However, Skype has become particularly popular with HR managers and recruitment agencies, and at some point in your job search journey, you just might have to learn how to utilize it for professional means and there are a few things you need to think about.

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Overcoming Over-Preparation During Job Interviews

The importance of preparing for a job interview cannot be underestimated. However, being too prepared can sometimes work against you! During interviews, especially when it comes to sales-related positions, you want your true personality to shine to give the interviewer an insight on how you would act and behave with your boss, coworkers and clients in the different situations.

While being impolite, disrespectful or having the wrong answers will come in the way of your potential employment, it has been shown that being over-prepared and sounding too idealistic may also harm your chances during interviews. Over-preparation is an easy trap to fall into, particularly if you are keen on a job and want to give it your very best shot.

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