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One third of Kazakhstan residents embellish their skills at job interviews 08 августа 2012, 12:24

HeadHunter has found out that the job applicants frequently overrate their professional knowledge, personal qualities and work experience.
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One third of Kazakhstan residents embellish their skills at job interviews, HeadHunter's research center reports. The company has polled 3,109 Kazakhstan residents and found out that job applicants frequently overrate their professional knowledge, as well as personal qualities and work experience. 70 percent of Kazakhstan residents say that they tell the absolute truth about themselves at interviews. One third of the job applicants who love to overpraise themselves confess that their overrated qualities became evident to their bosses, while one half of the boasters have never been nailed on their partial lies. Only 29 percent of respondents can easily talk about their achievements and strengths at a job interview, while 50 percent usually wait for the interviewer asks them to describe their best qualities. 70 percent of the candidates have to overcome psychological barriers to call themselves good employees. One fifth of the respondents believe that boasting pushes a potential employer away. A majority of candidates do not discuss their salary expectations at a job interviews. Only 13 percent of those who do speak about their expected salaries ask for the salaries higher than those at their previous job. 62 percent of the respondents expect that the actual salary would be higher than what the employer says at the interview.

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