Top Six Mistakes Made During a Job Interview

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While this should be an obvious no-no, apparently lots of candidates are still using cellphones during interviews. It’s extremely rude to divert your attention from the interview, plus it’s a major turn-off (see previous point). Avoid the temptation of texting by turning your phone off when you enter the room. Leave it in the car if you have to. Just don’t touch it during the interview.

The job interview is arguably the most important step in your job search. Once you’ve gotten past the applicant tracking system, it’s your time to truly shine. It’s your opportunity to say, “I am the best candidate for this job and here’s why.”

Unfortunately, the job interview is also a step where many candidates fall apart. When you enter a situation with a ton of nerves, it’s a challenge to push past them and make sure all the little details go according to plan. Plenty of candidates make costly mistakes during their job interviews and forfeit jobs for which they’re perfectly qualified.

Heather Human, writing for, has identified the top six mistakes and how you can avoid making them during your next job interview.


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