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Hiring Tips: The 3 Red Flags of a Bad Applicant

A large herd of white sheep with one black sheep
There's nothing worse than a bad employee. You know the type. Always calling in sick. Complaining to coworkers. Shoddy work. If you're hiring a new employee, look for these red flags:

Disheveled and Late

The interview is a window into how candidates may perform on the job.

These are major red flags:

Late to the interview
Inappropriate dress
Uninformed about the position or company

Awkward Silence

Social skills matter. Job seekers who have trouble conversing in an interview will also likely struggle talking to clients and co-workers.

What References?

Resumes detail work history, but they don't tell the whole story. Dig deep with references to uncover any red flags. If no one will vouch for an applicant, cut your losses and move on!