Reasons people don’t get hired

The most common reasons that people don’t get jobs often have nothing to do with their qualifications. Check out this list and see if you have any of these characteristics that are red flags to employers.

  • unappealing appearance
  • distracting mannerisms
  • inappropriate apparel
  • inarticulate speech
  • poor grammar
  • poor spelling
  • poor interview answers
  • evasiveness
  • aggressive behavior
  • poor manners
  • negativity
  • sketchy job history
  • unexplained terminations
  • long gaps in employment
  • frequent job changes
  • long commute time
  • bringing others to interview
  • poor exam results
  • background check red flags
  • failed drug tests
  • insider preference
  • don’t fit company culture
  • poor work ethic
  • asking too much
  • over qualified