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What puts employers off prospective candidates?

For the full report go to Recruitment Revolution fcom What puts employers off prospective candidates? The CV XX & LOL Dontabrouzi8 Do not abbreviate Employers surveyed thought that any kind of abbreviation was unacceptable in correspondence from the candidate The most offensive abbreviations 82% of employers surveyed Check your Speling spelling The worst mistakes a prospective employee can make on their CV are spelling errors 54% of employers hate spelling mistakes A third of employers didn't 33% like to see a candidate's "Other Interests' section of their CV include Looking Watching reality TV Clubbing after cats The Interview Worst traits The worst traits candidates 24% 16% Dislike confrontational 17% display in the interview process Dislike lack of Dislike bad eye contact body language breath It just got social in Checking of a potential employee on their social media pages and profiles is 31% 39% now a common occurrence check Facebook check LinkedIn Only 27% of employers don't check social You're Hired Start contributing Employers where asked how long it would take for their new employee to start contributing meaningfully 49% 23% thought it would take 1 month thought it would take 3 months What employers expect 64% 31% 45% said a new employee find it unacceptable for employees to dress too casually on their first day would like to see the should finish their new employee take a whole hour out of the office for lunch work day after a few other colleagues have left Top 10 annoying traits of a new employee 6. Making friends with new colleagues on social media 1. Being late 2. Being rude to junior staff 7. Not helping with tasks not entirely related to their job $"@&7 3. Surfing the web and social sites 8. Having a drink at lunchtime 4. Making personal phone calls OLD JOB 9. Talking about their old job 5. Dressing inappropriately 10. Sending a joke to the whole office Lovingly crafted by To access the full report go to O 2013

What puts employers off prospective candidates?

shared by RecruitmentRevo... on Apr 30
From bad breath to text slang to dressing inappropriately; we spoke to more than 1700 recruiters to find out the most off-putting traits exhibited by prospective candidates.


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