According to CareerBuilder's recent survey of 1,000 hiring managers, these are the Top 8 Reasons why new graduates aren't receiving the offers they are hoping for: Are you among these offenders?
1 - 37% of grads were written off because they didn't send an old-fashioned thank you note.
2 - 35% of hiring managers say interviewees were clueless about the company they wanted to work for.
3 - 31% of candidates didn't get the job because they failed to include a cover letter along with their resume, although less important than they used to be, some hiring managers still like to see them.
4 - 29% percent of bosses thought that the interviewee should have asked questions.
5 - 26% of hiring managers were turned off by bad grammar in resumes and in person.
6 - 26% felt the candidates needed professional references.
7 - 21% found selfies and questionable pictures on social media unfavorable.
8 - 19% of new grads got a "no thank you" because they checked their phone during the interview.