Have you ever been in an interview and received only a thundering silence from the prospective employer, or maybe a “Don’t call us, we’ll call you”. Rejection is definitely part of the process. There are many factors that can prevent you from getting a job offer and here are some very obvious ones to watch out for: Lack of poise, poor presentation, lack of self-confidence, timidity, hesitant approach, arrogance, conceit…no employer wants these characteristics on the team; lack of enthusiasm and interest, no evidence of initiative, or an apparent lack of goals and ambition show a low level of preparedness. Poor personal appearance and careless dress can demonstrate poor judgment.
Here are some more to avoid: