Recruiters and hiring managers have had their fair share of candidate horror stories; from those who have arrived late, to a jobseeker who wore bunny slippers to an interview – each is equally as memorable but thwart their attempts at actually securing the job.
While these tales may suggest that the candidate has been lazy, other job hopefuls are going out of their way to try and make a lasting impression. For example, Simply Hired’s Job Applications tactic report of 500 hiring managers and 500 applicants discovered that hiring tactics are changing. For example, 16% of applicants stated that they believe their stunts and gimmicks have been effective.
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