I have published a hub on this topic. You can read it here: http://hubpages.com/hub/Facing-Job-Interviews-Resources
Some less obvious ones: Don't interrupt the interviewer, don't give one word answers, and don't run down your previous or current employer.
Walking in an interview without knowing anything about the company is of course a NO NO. Not looking at the company's website is also NO NO. I was once asked "What do you think of our website and how do you think we can improve it?? Good thing I did my research
Not everyone has the benefit of schools that provide work readiness and interviewing skills. However, there are some errors in interviewing for a new job that you can easily avoid... read more
My Hub on "Job interview - Key points to follow to be successful" will answer this question. This is the URL of my Hub.
If you have been called for the interview based on an excellent Resume that you have submitted, you will definitely be at an advantages position at the interview.
Please see my Hub on "Writing a Resume that gets you the interview".
The URL is http://hubpages.com/hub/Laswi-Resume-writing
Don't turn up scruffy,
Don't pick your nose,
Don't belch or fart,
Don't stare at the interviewers "private" areas,
Don't keep saying "urrr", "well", "right", "cool"
Dnt tlk n txt spk k!
Don't cross dress
Don't turn up late
Don't hurry them as you have a hot date
Don't tell them that really funny story about..
Don't Lie or Exagerate the truth.
Don't ask about all of the benefits for you only..
Answer your cell phone or text during the interview.
Set your coffee cup you got from Starbucks on the interviewer's desk and put your feet up on the desk. (Yes! It happened!)
Tell the interviewer you need a cigarette break.
Be 15 minutes late to the interview and say casually "Hi, I'm just 15 minutes late! I'm sure you WON'T mind!"
Cry or tell your tragic life story. (It's not "Oprah")
Ask when you qualify for a vacation.
When asked if you can start work tomorrow say "No. I've got a party to go to."
Ask the interviewer for a date.
Show up high or drunk and expect the interviewer not to notice.
Be completely unable to answer any questions from the resume or application you submitted...including where you last worked.
Ask for an advance on your salary if you are hired.
Demand to see the office you will get if you are offered a position, then inform the interviewer that "This will never work...it's bad Feng Shui."
Thanks, I have seen some great advice here as well as some good hubs linked to this question. I have also made a hub of things not to do if you are aplying for an INTERNAL JOB - learning from my own mistakes...and sharing:
http://nomascusconcolor.hubpages.com/hu … n-Mistakes
Hope that is useful
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