'I can't stand it when…': Recruiters share their pet peeves

Leave your attitude at the door and offer expanded, thoughtful answers to interview questions. These are just two suggestions from several recruiters who shared their pet peeves at Devex’s Career Forum in Washington this year.

“When you’re trying to pull information out of someone, it makes your job a lot harder,” said Dwight Hahn, recruitment specialist with the QED Group.

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    Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is a global development reporter for Devex. Based in Bangkok, she covers disaster and crisis response, innovation, women’s rights, and development trends throughout Asia. Prior to her current post, she covered leadership, careers, and the USAID implementer community from Washington, D.C. Previously, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.

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