Humor may be the difference between getting a second interview or not getting a second glance. According to a recent study by CareerBuilder, 27% of surveyed hiring managers said they would be more likely to consider one candidate over another if that job seeker had a better sense of humor. Coming in at a close second was community involvement, receiving 26% of the poll share. The study also showed certain behaviors that take candidates out of the running. Check out the study here to find out the full results.
Hiring employees who aren’t the right fit for your organization can cost time and money, so it makes sense for hiring managers to have certain types of people they lean toward and certain behaviors they tend to avoid. Are there certain factors or behaviors that would help you choose between two job seekers? Let us know in the comments section below!