A recent CareerBuilder survey on common interview mistakes revealed some truly terrible workplace behavior, including answer texts messages during interviews, dressing inappropriately, and being caught in a lie. Unfortunately, the bad interview behavior doesn’t end there.
The 2017 CareerBuilder survey also asked hiring managers to recount specific instances of terrible interview behavior and the results are almost too shocking to believe, including:
- A candidate who brought his childhood toys to the interview.
- A candidate who ate a pizza he brought with him (and didn’t offer to share).
- A candidate who bragged about being in the local newspaper for allegedly stealing a treadmill from an older woman’s house.
- A candidate put on and took off her sunglasses repeatedly.
Read more examples of terrible interview behavior, and tips to avoid making the same mistakes, by visiting the CareerBuilder Blog.
5 sabotaging job interview mistakes – and how to avoid them | CareerBuilder