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Worst interview mistakes

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Rated 0 points - posted 9 years ago by Naya Lizardo in category People.
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Arriving late Report Abuse
Nothing makes a worse impression. If you can't turn up on time for the interview, what on earth would you do as an employee?
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Being unprepared for the standard questions Report Abuse
Don’t be caught off guard in a job interview. Create a list of obvious questions and brainstorm best ways to answer.
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Drinking. Report Abuse
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Bad Breath Report Abuse
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Dressing inappropriately Report Abuse
Dressing too casually or flamboyantly can ruin your chances. The safest choice for any interview is a suit in a conservative color like blue or gray.
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Smoking. Report Abuse
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Not knowing your own strengths Report Abuse
you must take the time to think about your strengths and what you have to offer a potential employer
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Not researching or learning about the company Report Abuse
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Bath mouthing your previous boss Report Abuse
Never say anything negative about a person or company you worked for in the past. You will come across as a complainer.
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Discussing salary too soon. Report Abuse
Let your potential employer discover how wonderful you are before you tell how much you “cost”.
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Asking about benefits too soon Report Abuse
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Sounding too rehearsed Report Abuse
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Answering your cell phone Report Abuse
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Clock watching Report Abuse
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Limp Handshake Report Abuse
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Arriving too early. Report Abuse
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Chewing gum. Report Abuse
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Failing to show enthusiasm Report Abuse
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Asking too many questions. Report Abuse
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Candidly admitting a flaw Report Abuse
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Not asking any questions. Report Abuse
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