Among the hundreds of candidates you’re probably competing with for a position, many are going to commit one of these faux pas. Good thing you won’t.
1 YOUR TWITTER FEED IS LAME
“I always look at potential employees’ Twitter feeds,” says Alison Brod, president of US-based Alison Brod PR. “I know it’s informal, but a stream littered with u’s and luv’s makes you look 12-years-old— definitely not hiring material.” Other stuff to avoid: Tweeting during work and talking about social plans. What’s good? Smart retweets and mentions of industry players. “A recent candidate’s feed mentioned a few clients we represent,” says Brod. “It was clear she cared about the industry. She got the job.”
2 YOU OVERUSED YOUR ‘ IN’
Employers expect candidates to use connections to get their foot in the
A relaxing massage mid interview? Not such a good idea