When you're looking for work, avoid these 6 cringe-worthy rookie mistakes.
Job hunting is tough and getting invited to attend an interview is even tougher. Impressing the employer is your number one objective.
But there are a number of things you may be doing that are hurting your chances of making a lasting impression, for the right reasons!
Don't get your application thrown in the bin by showing a lack of attention to detail.
So, drag yourself off the Xbox and ensure you leave yourself plenty of time to apply. There's no excuse for submitting a late application.
Don't write in text speak B/C it makes u look like a iddiot and spelling mistakes are inexcusable. Proofread and then proofread again!
email@example.com speaks volumes about you! You can easily register for a new email specifically for work and keep your old one for personal use.
A missed call leading to an inane voicemail greeting from Darth Vader may amuse your friends. But it will also put into question your ability to do the job.
Rightly or wrongly a potential employer will Google you. So take caution online and consider kissing the job goodbye if you have any compromising or inappropriate posts. Dissing previous bosses and lying about qualifications also leave a sour taste. Rules to live by now you're a grownup: when in doubt, don't post it.