Former recruitment agency experts answer
employment questions, candidly suggesting how to
negotiate your salary, find a really good job,
handle phone interviews, and more.
Sage advice like this is
Things not to say during an
for a candidate qualified to do the job, willing
to do the job, able to fit in with the corporate
culture. The following things can send an alarm
to the interviewer that you may not meet some of
comments about current or past employers
You risk appearing as an employee with a
salary discussions or making demands in
the early in the interview.
It is best to let the employer initiate
salary discussions. When the topic comes
up, give a range or ask what the set as
the range for the position.
about benefits and vacation and sick days
This makes you appear more interested in
time off rather than doing the job
- Giving a
list of the things you will not do
Telling an interviewer that you don't do
things like filing or working overtime
will make them question your commitment
to the job. Apply only for positions that
are appropriate for you and understand
that tasks may not always be enjoyable.