Career Tip: “Red Flags” in the Job Search

Career Tip: “Red Flags” in the Job Search

Why job seekers are disqualified in the job search:

1. Inattention to details and sloppy grammar in cover letters & resumes
2. Questionable or offensive auto-replies, nicknames, Facebook accounts & telephone messages
3. Factual discrepancies between your resume and cover letter
4. Not strategically relating applicant’s background to the job – not understanding the job
5. Dressing inappropriately
6. Interrupting the interviewer

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