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Tag Archives: Interviewer Types
If you’ve scheduled a phone interview with an employment candidate, call him at the time set. Calling at your convenience, either more than five minutes early or late, communicates that you prioritize your schedule over theirs.
If you ask an interviewer what he would like to change about his workplace, or what he doesn’t like about his workplace, and he responds with a very negative answer, then most likely it will not be a good company to … Continue reading
A potential employer that dishes dirt on its employees, especially employees it has terminated, is never a good sign. There’s a high likelihood that (a) the employer will do this to you, (b) the employer cannot be trusted to provide a positive reference after you leave … Continue reading
If an interviewer tells you that with a single phone call he can learn anything he wants to know about you, and likewise, with a single call can destroy you, ensuring you will never work in that town again, remain … Continue reading
If an interviewer spends most of your interview ranting about how your previous employer didn’t hire her, do NOT accept an offer from her employer! It doesn’t matter if they insist she’s over it – she isn’t, and she’ll spend significant time … Continue reading
If an interviewer asks you if you plan to or currently have children, or an interviewer tells you he’s not interested in hiring anyone with children, do yourself a favor: get up, turn around and let yourself out. They are not … Continue reading
If an interviewer begins yelling or screaming at you during the interview, end it immediately. There’s no way that interview is going to end well.
If an interviewer talks through most of the interview, he hasn’t heard a thing you’ve had to say; this isn’t an opportunity, it’s a reflection of future dynamics with the employer.
If an employer makes an offer without having checked your references or contacting your past-supervisors, do not accept the opportunity. Not only does it stink of desperation, there’s a good chance the employer skimps on due diligence elsewhere.