Hiring a new employee is an important decision that companies don’t take lightly. With so many skilled candidates out there, every little detail counts — and one small misstep on the applicant’s part could ruin their chances of getting the job.
As professionals with extensive hiring experience, Forbes Human Resources Council members have been through their fair share of job interviews, and can easily spot key red flags that might disqualify a candidate from the position. We asked 12 of them to share a frequent mistake they’ve observed during the hiring process, and explain what a candidate should do to avoid making that error in the future. (continued)