You tailored the perfect résumé and cover letter to the job posting, had a fine chat with the HR manager, made it through the online personality questionnaire and aced the cognitive ability test. Now you’re onto the big-time: a face-to-face interview that could land you your dream job. It’s hard enough making a good impression during the final stages of the interview process so steer clear of these major job interview blunders.
Arriving Too Late — Or Excessively Early
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Trash-Talking a Previous Employer
Showing Up Unprepared
“Perfectionism is My Greatest Weakness”
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Showing Up Drunk
Checking Your Phone
Asking Too Many — or Too Few — Questions
Limp, Wimpy Handshake
Glancing at Your Watch
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Fibbing About Your Experience
Now that you're ready for your interview, check out these red flags that will tell you if you shouldn't take the job.