Statistics – What Happens in a Job Interview

Job Interview statistics, what happens in a job interview

You can never get enough of statistics. As an engineer and careers blogger, this is one of my favourite infographics. It throws some great statistics of what happens in a job interview process. Some cool stats in this infographic complied by Come Recommended.

The number one question most likely to be asked is: “Tell me about yourself”

– The number one most common mistake at a job interview is: failing to ask for the job






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  1. Thanks a lot ! I have a big interview tomorrow and this helped getting my thoughts straight. PS: almost forgot about the “Tell me about yourself” question

  2. Top stuff. Succinct and accurate blog. I was filmed as part of my recruitment exams both giving an interview and being interviewed. I did all of those top ten mistakes and didn’t leave my house for a week afterwards! I learned to hold my hands on my lap like Prince Charles does and only let go when i wanted to emphasise a point. Before that I looked like I was directing traffic…

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