Bosses will have seen potential in any candidates they offer a job interview, but that can quite easily be dismissed depending on the questions they receive from would-be hires.
From limp handshakes to being too cocky, Real Business uncovers the job interview fails that drive British employers round the bend.
Personal appearance and hygiene are important, but British graduates seem to believe that spending more time on grooming than company research is the way to “dazzle” in an interview.
Job applicants are often the ones being judged by prospective employers as they find themselves in the spotlight and under interrogation during interviews. However, it's actually the interviewers that are the ones to watch, with some of them turning up drunk.
Recruitment company Hiring Hub has found that 90 per cent of decision makers responsible for hiring at their businesses have admitted to employing the wrong person.