88 How to Ace Your Job Interview!

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According to an article in BusinessWire, Top executive recruiters say the most common interview mistake is verbosity.  There are candidates who simply “talk too much,” states the Executive Recruiter Index (Part II) released by Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), the world’s leading provider of recruitment solutions.

Among more than 300 professional recruiters surveyed, 43 percent believe the most common interview error is when candidates “talk too much,” followed by 33 percent who say candidates are unprepared and 24 percent who cite “over inflated ego.”

“The impactful candidate is one who has excellent listening skills and can thus engage in a meaningful way in an interview,” said Mina Gouran, Managing Vice President in Korn/Ferry International’s London office. “With global companies more cautious in their hiring decisions, in today’s market it is more important than ever that candidates seize each quality opportunity.”

The Korn/Ferry ERI survey also reveals that 41 percent of the recruiters surveyed believe the behavior most “fatal” to a candidate’s chance to win a job is being “unprepared.” In addition, 32 percent of the recruiters cited an “over inflated ego,” followed by 17 percent who say “talk too much” and nine percent who denote “bad hygiene/poor dresser.”

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