Why Can’t Millennials Find Jobs?

20130519-100712.jpgHalf of hiring managers say wearing attire ill-suited for an interview was one of the biggest mistakes they saw. Others include lack of eye contact (33%), checking phone or texting (30%), fidgeting (26%) and bad posture (22%). Other interview horror stories? Nearly half of hiring managers (44%) said showing up late or on the wrong date was a mistake they witnessed in job seekers.

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One online privacy company wants to address the potential negative effects of social profiles. An Abine survey found that while most students updated their resume as part of a job search, less than 30% spent time removing potentially damaging content from social media accounts. Also, 84% have not created a professional website or other positive online content which would improve online search results for their name. —Why Can’t Millennials Find Jobs?.