Factors Which Frequently Lead to Rejection During a Job Search
Lack of planning for career. No clear goals.
Lack of interest/enthusiasm or passive/indifferent.
Inability to express oneself clearly, having poor voice, diction, and grammar.
Lack of confidence and poise, nervous, ill-at-ease.
Overbearing, overaggressive, conceited, superior or know-it-all attitude.
Overemphasis on money or best salary offer.
Unwillingness to learn, or start at bottom.
Failure to establish eye contact.
Makes excuses, evasive about unfavorable aspects of background.
Poor personal appearance.
Lack of tact.
Lack of maturity.
Lack of vitality.
Sloppy application materials.
Merely shopping around- fishing for just any job.
Little sense of humor.
Overemphasis on whom s/he knows.
Discourteous and ill mannered.
Lack of social etiquette and professional protocol.
Intolerant/possesses strong prejudices.