Interview terror

Sep 03 2003 by Brian Amble Print This Article

More than 70 per cent of people rank a job clinching interview as one of the most dreaded experiences of their adult lives.

In a survey , it was rated higher than meeting a partnerís parents (16 per cent) or a wisdom tooth extraction (13 per cent).

A survey by recruitment company Office Angels has found that while nearly everyone worries about committing an interview faux pas, more than a third believe they have lost out on a dream job because of a basic interview blunder that could have been easily avoided.

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