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101 Things stopping you from getting the job you want

101 THINGS STOPPING YOU FROM GETTING THE JOB YOU WANT FINDING A JOB CAN BE DIFFICULT, LET ALONE FINDING A JOB YOU REALLY WANT. IF YOU'VE BEEN TRYING UNSUCCESSFULLY TO GET ONE THERE MAY BE A FEW THINGS BLOCKING YOUR WAY. FINDING OUT THE PROBLEM (AN BE HARD WORK SO IF YOU'RE STUMPED FOR REASONS DON'TWORRY WE'VE MANAGED TO THINK UP 101 OF THEM. IF YOU THINK ONE oF THE POINTS IN THIS LIST APPLY TO A FRIEND SHARE IT ON FACEB0OK AND TAG THEM ON THE ONE THAT FITS 1. YOU HAVEN'T GOT THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE 2. TURNING UP To INTERVIEWS DRUNK 3. TURNING UP TO THE INTERVIEWS LATE 4. YOU TURNED UP WAY Too EARLY 5. NOT TURNING UP To THE INTERVIEW AT ALL 6. NOT DOING ANY PRE INTERVIEW RESEARCH 7. TURNING UP TO INTERVIEWS WITH FRIENDS 8. YOUR FIRST WORDS ARE HOW MUCH IS THE SALARY WHEN ASKED ABOUT START DATE YOU REPLY, AFTER MY NEXT PRISON STRETCH 9. 10. YOU HAVEN'T APPLIED FOR ANY JOBS YoU'VE GOT THE WRONG TELEPHONE NUMBER ON YOUR (V 12. YOU TALK MORE THAN YOU LISTEN 13. YOU'VE EXAGGERATED YOUR ABILITIES To GET THE INTERVIEW 14. YoU FORGOT YOU HAD AN INTERVIEW 15. 222Zzzz YOU LOOK SLEEPY IN THE INTERVIEW 16. YOU LOOK BORED IN THE INTERVIEW 17. YOU HAVE TERRIBLE REFERENCES 18. NOBODY IS WILLING To GIVE YOU A REFERENCE 19. You'VE LEFT EVERY JOB YOU EVER HAD ON BAD TERMS 20. LEAVING BEFORE THE INTERVIEW'S (OMPLETED 21. HAVING A FIGHT WITH THE INTERVIEWER 22. FORGETTING YOUR P'S AND Q'S 23. YoU ARE OVERLY NERVOUS IN THE INTERVIEW 24. YOU WANT FAR Too MUCH MONEY 25. YOU ALREADY HAVEA FULL TIME JOB 26. YOU HAVE EXTREMELY PoOR HYGIENE 27. YoU'VE USED Too MUCH AFTERSHAVE/ PERFUME 28. YOU TRY TO FLIRT YOUR WAY THROUGH THE INTERVIEW WITHOUT ACTUALLY ANSWERING ANY QUESTIONS 29. YoU LET IT SLUP YOU DON'T ACTUALLY WANT THE JOB 30. YOU COME ACROSS AS Too MUCH (OMPETTION TO THE INTERVIEWER 31. YOU HAVEN'T GOT THE EXPERIENCE FOR THE ROLE 32. YoU ARE VERY VERY UNLUCKY 33. YOUR ANSWERS WERE OVER-REHEARSED AND YOU SOUNDED ROBOTIC 34. YOU GOT THE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS WRONG 35- YoU EXPRESS AN EXTREME POLITICAL OPINION 36. YoU'RE OVERHEAD ON THE PHONE AFTER THE INTERVIEW SAYING WHAT AN IDIOT THE INTERVIEWER WAS YOU JUST WANT ANY JOB NOTTHIS SPECIFICJOB, AND YOU LET THAT (OME ACROSS 34. 38. YoU ARE OVER (ONFIDENT/ (O(KY 39- YOU ASKED THE INTERVIEWER HOW MUCH HE/SHE EARNS UHHHGGNNNNNUHHH 40. YOU HAVE AN UNPROFESSIONAL EMAIL ADDRESS Bottomtrumpet@yahoo.com 41. ONE OF THE (ANDIDATES GENUINELY WAS MORE QUALIFIED THAN YOU 42. PoOR SPELLINGS IN YOU (V/ RESUME 43. THE INTERVIEWER IS WORRIED ABOUT HOw FAR AWAY FROM THE JOB YOU LIVE 44 THE INTERVIEWER DIDN'T THINK YOU WOULD STAY WITH THE (OMPANY 45 YoU'VE DESCRIBED YOURSELF IN AN OFF-PUTTING WAY IN YOUR PROFILE ON YOUR (V 46. YOUR APPLICATION GOT LOST IN THE POST 47- THE INTERVIEWER IS AN EX WHO YOU'VE HAD A BAD BREAK UP WITH 48. YOU HAVE NOT FOLLOWED UP YOUR INTERVIEW WITH A CALL OR AN EMAIL 49. YOU HAVE A POOR EXCUSE FOR LEAVING YOUR OLD (OMPANY 50. YOU'RE OVER QUALIFIED FOR THE JOB 51. YOU HAVEN'T ASKE ANY QUESTIONS IN THE INTERVIEW 52. YOU DON'T HAVE A HOME ADDRESS 53. YOU HAVEN'T GOTA DEGREE 54 EVERYTHING YOU'VE SAID IN YOUR INTERVIEW HAS BEEN NEGATIVE 55. YoU'VE TURNED UP To YOUR INTERVIEW WITH YOUR PET 56. YoU'VE WORKED FOR EVERY EMPLOYER IN TOWN 57. YoU'RE NOT TRYING HARD ENOUGH TO GET A JOB 58. THE INTERVIEWER IS HOLDING ON TO THE JOB FOR A FRIEND 59. THE INTERVIEWER THINKS THEY'VE SEEN YOU ON (RIME WATCH 60. YoU SUPPORT THE WRONG FOOTBALL TEAM 61. YoU ARE VERY VERY UGLY 62. YOU ARE VERY VERY BEAUTIFUL 63. You'VE PREVIOUSLY BEEN SACKED FROM THE SAME (OMPANY 64. THE VACANCY HAS BEEN FILLED INTERNALLY 65. THE INTERVIEWER HAS AN INTERVIEW TARGET TO MEET 66. YOU ASKED THE INTERVIEWER WHEN HER BABY WAS DUE, SHE WASN'T PREGNANT 67. WORK HOURS FALL OUTSIDE OF THE (URFEW FOR YOUR ELECTRONIC TAG 68. YOU LIVE TOo FAR AWAY FROM THE JOB 69. YOUR PARTNER ALREADY WORKS FOR THE (OMPANY 70. YOUR PARTNER IS THE INTERVIEWER 71. YOU ARE ARGUMENTATIVE IN THE INTERVIEW 구 2 . YoU'RE NOT AVAILABLE WHEN THEY NEED YOU 73. YOU COME ACROSS DESPERATE 74 PEOPLE THINK YOU'RE WEIRD 75 YOU CAN'T MAINTAIN EYE (ONTACT WITH THE INTERVIEWER 76. THE JOB IS A (OMPLETE (HANGE IN CAREER DIRECTION 7. THE ROLE NO LONGER EXISTS 78. YOU SUBCONSCIOUSLY DON'T ACTUALLY WANT TO GET A JOB 79. YOU HAVE TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS ON YOUR FACE 80. YOU TURNED THE JOB OFFER DOWN 81. THEY'VE SEEN SOME OF YOUR FRUITY FACEBOOK PICS 82. YoU ALWAYS APPLY FOR THE WRONG TYPES OF JOB 83. YOU SAY ALL THE RIGHT THINGS BUT THEY'RE NOT (ONFIDENT YOU CAN ACTUALLY DELIVER THEY DON'T ACTUALLY HAVE A GOOD REASON WHY YOU DIDN'T GET THE JOB 84. YOU'RE ACTUAL PERFECT FOR THE JOB BUT YOUR (V IS SO POORLY FORMATTED THEY CAN'T TELL 85. 86. YOU DON'T HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT To WORK IN THE UK 87. THEY WERE FLOODED WITH (V'S AND YOURS GOT LOST IN THE HAZE 88. YOUR (V AND WHATYOU SAY DON'T REALLY MATCH UP 89. YoU HAVE UNEXPLAINED ABSENCES ON YOUR (V THEY FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE WHO WILL DO THE JOB FOR HALF THE SALARY 90. 91. YoU (OVER LETTERS ARE TERRIBLE, Too GENERIC & Too SHORT 92. THE PERSON THATINTERVIEWED YOU ISN'T THE ACTUAL DECISION MAKER SO YOUR BRILLIANT INTERVIEW GETS LOST IN TRANSLATION 93- YoU CAME ACROSS AS A GOSSIP YOU DIDN'T MAKE YOURSELF STAND OUT FROM THE (ROWD, AND THEY FORGOT ABOUT YOU 94. 95- YoU SMELL STRONGLY OF (IGARETTES 96. YOu WERE INSTRUCTED TO BRING (ERTAIN ITEMS TO THE INTERVIEW BUT YOU DIDN'T 97. YOU MIGHT CAUSE A PERSONALITY (LASH WITH THE (URRENT WORK FORCE 98. YoU BAD MOUTHED YOUR FORMER MANAGER OR FORMER (OLLEAGUES 99. THE JOB NEVER EXISTED IN THE FIRST PLACE 00. YOU DON'T SEEM LIKE A TEAM PLAYER 10. YOU DON'T SEEM PASSIONATE ABOUT WHATYOU DO

101 Things stopping you from getting the job you want

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Have you ever been curious about why you've been to so many interviews but never get offered the job. What could you be doing wrong? This useful infographic gives you 101 potential reasons, so next ti...

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