Jul 17, 2019 - 11:36 PM
Recruiters are also wary of someone who seems to have rehearsed answers that don't sound genuine or are so vague and generic that they provide little insight. Recruiters do their homework before an interview, so it will be a red flag if they catch the candidate lying about things like education credentials, work history and certifications. They will also check out a candidate's social media activity, so blatantly misrepresenting who you are can be a problem, especially if you say that you don't believe in alcohol use when you're clearly shown taking tequila shots on Instagram.
" The single greatest thing a candidate can bring to a conversation is enthusiasm," says Lindsay Mustain, a former recruiter for Amazon. "People with a chip on their shoulder, or people who feel they are entitled to the job – that does not come off well and recruiters will pick up on that."