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6 Biggest Pet Peeves of Interviewers


Lack of Preparation

Prepare, Prepare, Prepare!

This is the single biggest complaint expressed by 100% of the interviewers surveyed. Like being late — which is itself a form of logistical unpreparedness – lack of preparation means a lot of things to a lot of interviewers. At its essence, it means that the candidate is not ready for the responsibilities of this job. 
Lack of preparation can mean that you are not dressed appropriately. If you come to an interview without fresh copies of your resume, you are unprepared. If you come to an interview without researching the school and the position of your potential employer, you are unprepared. 

The best way to avoid unpreparedness is simple. Research, research, research. Find out the history of the school, find out about the existing education team. Find out about the culture of the school and neighborhood, the accomplishments and the sensitivities of the surroundings. Find out everything that you possibly can, so, when you are asked —“Why exactly do you want to work here?” You’ll have 20 good reasons that you actually know, believe, and can articulate.

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