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Top ten mistakes that can cost you the job in Australia.

When it comes to interviews, research indicates that Australian employers value punctuality, optimism and the ability to provide concrete examples to illustrate a point.

But even though these 3 things are very important, there are still 10 other mistakes that can cost you a job in Australia:

10. Spend too much time explaining why you lost your last job.
9. Conveying that you are not over it.
8. Lacking humour, warmth or personality.
7. Not showing enough interest or enthusiasm.
6. Inadequate research about future employer.
5. Concentrating too much on what you want.
4. Trying to be all things to all people.
3. Winging in the interview.
2. Failing to set you apart from other candidates.
1. Failing to explain why you're the best candidate for the job.

So next time you are going to an interview be on time, upbeat, ready to give examples and keep this tip in mind!

Good Luck!

Carol Zatt

Career Consultant at Skills2oz


Mar 29, 2016 10:04 AM
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