Contact Us

Five Most-Common Mistakes People Make in Job Interviews

job interview
bpsusf, flikr

CareerBuilder surveyed employers to find out the most common mistakes people make at job interviews.  Here is what you want to avoid next time your being interviewed:

1.) Answering your cell phone, or texting during the interview.
2.) Appearing uninterested in the job or the company.
3.) Dressing inappropriately.
4.) Coming off as arrogant.
5.) Saying negative things about your current boss or previous job.

Here are a few more unusual mistakes people have made happened during interviews:

  • Chewing gum
  • Interviewee brought a “how to interview book” with him to the interview.
  • Interviewee asked, “What company is this again?”
  • Candidate put the interviewer on hold during a phone interview, then came back and said she had a date for Friday night.
  • When a candidate interviewing for a security position was not hired on the spot, he painted graffiti on the building.
  • Candidate wore a Boy Scout uniform and never told interviewers why.

So remember folks, next time you are being interviewed for your dream job act smooth, polite and cool.

Best of 97.3 The Dawg

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://973thedawg.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Rowdy Friends quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Rowdy Friends contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.