Top Six Mistakes Made During a Job Interview

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Body language is the most important part of in-person communication. How you present yourself says more about you than the words coming out of your mouth. That’s why your eye contact, smile, posture, and handshake all need to be perfect in every job interview. Sit up straight, give a strong handshake, and look your interviewer in the eyes. Practice your body language ahead of time by asking someone to give you honest feedback. It’s easy to miss something when you don’t even realize you’re doing it wrong.

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 Glassdoor.com, has identified the top six mistakes and how you can avoid making them during your next job interview.

 

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