13 Things You Should Never Do in an Interview

May 24, 2016

Career Advice

Sometimes the most basic things are the ones we forget. If you haven’t interviewed in a long time it’s always good to remind yourself of the interview no-nos. Here are jut a few things you should NOT do during your next interview.

1. Be late.4864045598_ee7409fd43_z

2. Drink or eat anything (including gum).16022668089_8c827a53b3_z

3. Check your cell phone at all (assume it’s the movies and turn it off beforehand).4463082523_d8a338d7cf_o4. Ask to take a break to use the restroom.

5. Put on makeup, lipstick, chapstick, etc.

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6. Remark about the temperature of the room.

7. Lie.

8. Discuss vacation plans before an offer is made.17135346556_0b847f7725_z

9. Initiate a conversation about salary. 2829700156_cd9d0fee2f_z

10. Talk about politics, religion, or family.

11. Dress sloppy or underdress.

12. Talk about benefits unless it is initiated by the interviewer.13233834185_c02da5586c_z

13. Come without questions. 181939582_41fc6530dc_z


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