14 Things No One Should Ever Do In A Job Interview

Every interview is different, but there are some definite universal “no-nos” to follow. Once you score that job interview you found on Monster.com, just be yourself, follow these rules, and you’ll rock it.

1. Do not show up looking like you just rolled out of bed.

2. When shaking hands for the first time, make sure it isn’t weak.

3. Make sure it’s nice and firm, but don’t hold it for too long either.

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Awk…ward…

4. Don’t talk about skills that don’t apply to the job.

5. Or reveal anything too personal about yourself.

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6. If you see someone else waiting to interview, do not give them the evil eye.

7. If you don’t know the answer to something, don’t just stare at the person interviewing you in silence.

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8. Negative comments about your previous boss won’t get you anywhere.

9. When answering questions, don’t be overly arrogant.

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10. Don’t lose eye contact with the person interviewing you.

11. We know you’re very happy to be there, but try to contain your excitement.

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12. But also, never look bored… ever.

13. Don’t lose your cool if something unexpected comes up during the interview.

14. Overall, just don’t let your nerves get the best of you.

You got this.

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