Hear candidates recount their scariest candidate experiences — and discover how you can avoid the same mistakes and frighten potential employees away.
We’re huge fans of Halloween here at Jobvite, and with the spooky season being just a few days away, we wanted to get in the spirit by asking around to see if any of our staff or customers had any scary candidate experiences worth sharing.
Here’s a roundup of some of the most terrifying tales we heard, and how you can make sure the boogeyman of a poor candidate experience doesn’t darken your organization’s door!
*Some of the stories have been edited for clarity or length
A couple of classic ghost (ing) stories:
“I was once interviewing with a large pharmaceutical company and thought I had a great interview with the hiring manager. At the end of the interview, she walked me out, and said “I’ll talk to you…