Ever heard the one about the 'over qualified' graduate who was told to 'dumb down' to increase their chances of getting a job?
Ever had that sinking feeling that, despite your best efforts, the person interviewing you for a job is just filling in time by padding it with stuff that has nothing to do with the role?
Well, there are many more things that potential employees are told that are essentially code words for: "Don't hold your breath. It's just not going to happen."
Listen out for them at your next interview.
And do let me know whether you landed the role, despite someone uttering them!
Thoughts on customer service, communication and, of course, reputation management.