The interview is a very important, and often nerve-wracking, part of securing the job you want, but you may be making simple mistakes that are scuppering your chances of success. An interview may be your first actual contact with the company you want to work for, and you need to remember that it’s vital to make a good first impression here.
From the moment that you decided to apply for the job, you’ve probably been researching and planning what you will say during your interview. Pause for a moment and consider all the other aspects of meeting someone for the first time. Read on to find out more about basic mistakes that could cost you the job, and how you can avoid them.
We are all unique, and an interview is a great opportunity to let your personality shine through. The following, however, are some of the most common mistakes made at interview, by candidates across a wide range of disciplines and industries. Are you making these simple errors?
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Joe Robbins is co-founder of CareerWise Recruitment. A graduate of the University of Limerick (Degree in Business Studies, 1985), Joe worked in the UK for five years where he specialised in materials management, production management and plant management for a number of companies.
He returned to Ireland in 1992 to become Operations Manager for a Cork-based start-up, FMC Automotive Division which was subsequently taken over by Snap-on Equipment. Joe managed the business re-location of this company to Shannon in 1997 before setting up CareerWise Recruitment in 1999.
He is a committee member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Mid-West region, and a former Director and Vice President of the Shannon Chamber of Commerce. Joe is former Chairperson of the Sixmilebridge Camogie Club and current Chairperson of the Clare County Camogie Board.
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