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8 Phrases Not to Say in a Job Interview

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    Clichés

    "I think outside of the box."

    Just like buzzwords, using clichés to highlight your skills during your interview is also quite mechanical and drab.

    Skip these overused phrases and use short stories to better hit the notes of your previous experiences. Say this instead: "In my previous role, I consistently developed new ways to engage customers to provide feedback on our services. One way I did this was…"

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8 Phrases Not to Say in a Job Interview

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    Clichés

    "I think outside of the box."

    Just like buzzwords, using clichés to highlight your skills during your interview is also quite mechanical and drab.

    Skip these overused phrases and use short stories to better hit the notes of your previous experiences. Say this instead: "In my previous role, I consistently developed new ways to engage customers to provide feedback on our services. One way I did this was…"

Without a doubt, landing your dream job takes a lot of effort. From researching and applying for jobs to resume updating and finally landing an interview, a lot of hard work goes into being ready for your big moment. You've put in the time to rehearse and know what you're going to say, now it's time for your interview. But what if you've rehearsed too much?

Even if your resume is a star, if you come off sounding like a robot or lack real feeling in your answers, you could end up missing out on a great opportunity. In this slideshow, Glassdoor has identified eight lines you should avoid using in your next job interview, as well as what you should say instead.