We are always advising our candidates to prepare for interviews - in fact you can’t prepare too much and according to a recent survey of recruiters and employers in the UK, 50% confirmed they are impressed by a candidates preparation.
Recruiters have also revealed their biggest pet peeve when interviewing jobseekers, and it might not be what you expect. According to a recent report, the most abhorrent trait is arrogance.
A survey of recruiters and employers in the UK, conducted by LyteSpark, found that over two thirds (67%) find arrogance the most off putting when interviewing
Six in ten (58%) are most impressed by a candidates ability to interact naturally, followed by preparation (50%) and eloquence (42%).