Fashion Choices, Word Choices and 5 Other Moves That Will Sabotage Your Job Search

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Hiring the right person for a job is difficult, and there’s much at stake for employers. Reading resumes and meeting with applicants take time and effort. If the company hires the wrong person, it could be stuck for years with an unqualified worker. That’s why everything an applicant does is closely scrutinized, from the wording of their resumes to the clothes they wear to interviews.

Job applicants who fail to view the hiring process from the perspective of employers often do things that sabotage their own efforts to find work. Here are seven of those things — to be avoided if you really want to get on the payroll.

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