25 Things To Avoid In An Interview

1. Poor personal appearance

2. Lack of interest and enthusiasm; passive and indifferent

3. Over-emphasis on money

4. Criticism of past employer

5. Poor eye contact with interviewer

6. Late to interview

7. Failure to express appreciation for interviewer’s time

8. Asks no questions about the job

9. Unwillingness to relocate

10. Indefinite answer to question

11. Overbearing, aggressive, conceited with ‘know-it-all’ complex

12. Inability to express self clearly; poor voice, poor diction, poor grammar

13. Lack of planning for career, no purpose or goals

14. Lack of confidence and poise, nervous, ill at ease

15. Failure to participate in activities

16. Expects too much too soon

17. Makes excuses, evasive, hedges on unfavorable factors on record

18. Lack of tact

19. Lack of courtesy, ill-mannered

20. Lack of vitality

21. Lack of maturity

22. Sloppy application form

23. No interest in company or industry

24. Cynical

25. Intolerant, strong prejudices

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