Mistakes During Interview

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Trying too hard to impress; bragging; acting aggressively. Undersell
 
Failing to emphasize the fact that you have related skills; discussing
experience using negative qualifiers (i.e. "I have a little experience...").


Body Language

It is easy to create a negative impression without even realizing that you are doing it. Are you staring at your feet, or talking to the interviewer's shoulder? Be aware of what your actions say about you.


Lack of Honesty

The slightest stretching of the truth may result in you being screened out.


Negative Attitude

The interview is not an opportunity for you to complain about your current supervisor or co-workers (or even about 'little' things, such as the weather).


Lack of Preparation
You have to know about the organization and the occupation. If you don't, it will appear as though you are not interested in the position.


Lack of Enthusiasm

If you are not excited about the work at the interview, the employer will not assume that your attitude will improve when hired.