Advice for Young Job Seekers – 6 Things Not To Do On A Job Interview

I got nothing.
As the saying goes, I’m up to my a$$ in alligators trying to get things done both at work and at home before the Christmas break.
Aside from a few pics and of course the weekly Thursday Doors post, I have not had any time to put together anything new, so instead I offer you one of my favorite posts from this time last year. In case you haven’t seen it before – I hope you enjoy a few chuckles.

Norm 2.0

Looking for a job? Hey it’s a tough market out there and getting a foot in the door is often the hardest part for young people just starting out.

Over the years I’ve done my fair share of hiring, so as a year-end public service to young job seekers I thought I’d offer this humorous look at what it’s like from the other side of the table.

Some of this stuff will seem like a no-brainer but I swear that these are still the most common errors I see from potential employees.

Naturally I wrote this post in my favorite style of literature ever which you can read about here called The Listicle.

So here’s my list of the 6 Things Not To Do On A Job Interview:

1. Don’t be late

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I mean really, how can anyone not f’ng know this right? Well, you’d be surprised.

I’d say that 1 in 6 people show up at least ten minutes late…

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World’s youngest grumpy old man & heart failure wonder boy. Interests: writing, woodworking, photography, travel, tennis, wine, and I know a bit about power tools.
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2 Responses to Advice for Young Job Seekers – 6 Things Not To Do On A Job Interview

  1. reocochran says:

    Good re-post, Norm. Heading off to finish it. 🙂

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  2. Dan Antion says:

    You could repost this every year Norm. there are always new people in the job market and many of them are making these same mistakes.

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