Really Stupid Job Interview Mistakes

Job Interview MistakesIf you have been following my blog, you know that I primarily write about project management. However, I witnessed a situation today which compelled me to write about a different topic.

While waiting at the reception desk for my meeting, a gentleman approached the receptionist and mentioned that he has an interview with “Jeff”. Unfortunately, he can’t remember Jeff’s last name. I’m wondering how he expects the receptionist to find Jeff in a large financial organization. He added, “The interview is for an IT position.”

Although he looks decent, he had an earring, he was not wearing a tie, he did not polish his shoes and he was carrying a backpack. Even if he was able to connect with Jeff, do you think he’ll get a job offer? The receptionist politely told him, “I am sorry, I can’t help you.”

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