Dealbreakers: Why you may not get hired

Reasons Why Candidates Receive Rejection Replies

  1. Lack of proper career planning, purpose and goals ill defined, need direction. Unrealistic goals.
  2. Lack of knowledge of field of specialization, not well qualified, lacks depth.
  3. Inability to express thoughts clearly and concisely OR rambles.
  4. Insufficient evidence (documentation) of achievement or lack of capacity to excite actions in others.
  5. Not prepared for the interview.
  6. No real interest in the organization or the industry, merely shopping around.
  7. Narrow location interest, unwilling to relocate later, inflexible.
  8. Little interest and enthusiasm, indifferent or bland personality
  9. Overbearing, overaggressive, conceited, cocky, aloof, assuming.
  10. Interested only in best dollar offer, too money conscious.
  11. Asks no or poor questions about the job, little depth and meaning to questions.
  12. Unwilling to start at the bottom, expects too much too soon, unrealistic.
  13. Makes excuses, evasiveness, hedges on unfavorable factors in record.
  14. No confidence and poise, fails to look interviewer in the eye, immature.
  15. Poor personal appearance, sloppy dress, lacks sophistication, weak hand shake.