Mark O'Toole: Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You

Posted: 2015-03-10
Written by: EU Network
Category: EaPYF2015
Tagged: youth-policy unemployment politics eu employment economics

Editor's note: this how it is in Europe. Actually the story started in 2013', but still is pretty accurate.

Over the past 20 years, I’ve been in hiring roles and have received thousands of resumes from new college graduates. I’ve interviewed many for real jobs and done my share of informational interviews. Sometimes I’ve hired people into entry-level positions. More often though, I haven’t. 

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Those who did not get the job were sometimes just not the right fit. Other times, they were trumped by a more impressive candidate or victim to some other random event mostly out of their control. 
Too many had the background to make the cut or at least garner a second interview. But disastrous interviewing skills brought you down. 

Here are my top reasons why I will never hire you. Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.

from Mark O'Toole

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Original credits go to Slideshare.net.

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