Companies want candidates who’ve done their research

Employers identify most common interview mistakes
||Last Updated: 04/09/2003

If you want the job, you’d better bone up on the company, according to executives responding to a recent survey.

Accountemps, the world’s largest temporary finance staffing service, wanted to know what companies identified as the most common mistakes candidates made during job interviews. An independent research firm asked Canada’s 1,000 largest companies that question and received responses from 100 executives.

The executives named the following as the most frequent interview shortcomings: