Hey Employer Pandas, Inform Us What Pet-Peeves Candidates Do That Is Usually Acceptable However Would Dissuade You From Hiring?


Might be a impolite/annoying/unprofessional voice mail greeting, the way in which they answered the cellphone or refusal to speak to somebody over the cellphone (textual content/e-mail solely calls for), exhibiting up with meals and low, giving an off-putting perspective, talking with a relentless, purposeful vocal fry, and so on.

After all there are positions that do not require an excessive amount of from workers, however what are some issues that perhaps acceptable underneath regular circumstances that you simply want individuals wouldn’t do once they’re job in search of and which will backfire on an applicant?

I’ve had a number of candidates who have been impolite to our admin workers / gate workers / assistants. However once I confirmed up, the candidates have been all smiles and allure. Luckily, I at all times ask everybody who interacted with the candidates what they thought. EVERYONE. In case you’re impolite to even one particular person, you gained’t get the job. Interval.


In the event that they chuckle or giggle after they make an announcement. It is like nails on a chalkboard to me and I couldn’t take care of it on the every day.


Speaking on their cellphone whereas ready for the interview. (If the decision is on speaker I’ll cancel the interview on the spot.)

Whistling whereas ready for the interview.

Consuming meals. This interview is just 20 minutes and you may’t wait to eat till after???


After they do not wish to fill out the total software paper. Entrance and Again. Normally as a result of they’ve “I already despatched in my resume” or “I’ve my resume with me”. There’s a purpose for having to fill out the appliance. To see how lazy you might be, if you happen to can learn and observe easy instructions, if you happen to do as you might be requested, in case your handwriting is legible, and so on. If they do not fill all of it out or they provide an excuse like above, they’re thanked for coming and the appliance goes within the spherical file.



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