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8 Phrases Not to Say in a Job Interview

  • 8 Phrases Not to Say in a Job Interview-

    Glossing over Details

    "I have a lot of experience in…"

    Landing an interview means you get to share important details and stories that back up your cover letter and resume. Stating that you have a strong understanding in something is essentially repeating your resume.

    Don't just say you're experienced — share a detailed example to highlight your expertise. Say this instead: "Through marketing strategies and tactics, I increased clicks to our website landing pages by 200 percent in just one quarter."

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8 Phrases Not to Say in a Job Interview

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    Glossing over Details

    "I have a lot of experience in…"

    Landing an interview means you get to share important details and stories that back up your cover letter and resume. Stating that you have a strong understanding in something is essentially repeating your resume.

    Don't just say you're experienced — share a detailed example to highlight your expertise. Say this instead: "Through marketing strategies and tactics, I increased clicks to our website landing pages by 200 percent in just one quarter."

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.