Top Six Mistakes Made During a Job Interview

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When you speak about past jobs or internships, it’s essential to touch only on the positive experiences you had. Tell the interviewer what you accomplished there and how you can use what you learned to benefit this company. Stick to stories that highlight your strengths, not your past employer’s weaknesses. Talking negatively about your previous boss sends up a red flag, so just don’t do it.

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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