Disconnect: 9 things job-hunters expect and what employers really want

Here's what employers want, what job-hunters must do, and the disconnect between the two parties when it comes to interviewing, social media, etiquette and more.
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How to avoid common job-hunting mistakes

The rules of landing a job continue to shift and CareerBuilder has provided you with a map for avoiding them.

Its latest survey polled more than 5,000 job seekers and 2,700 hiring managers on what to expect during the hiring process and unveiled a series of surprising mistakes candidates are making that are keeping them from landing the job.

Rosemary Haefner, vice president of HR at CareerBuilder, said the survey highlighted a sharp disconnect between what job hunters and companies expect when it comes to the hiring process.

Here's what employers want, what job-hunters must do, and the disconnect between the two parties when it comes to interviewing, social media, etiquette and more.

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