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Are you making these 5 common interview mistakes?

Interviewing for a new job is stressful, to say the least, and that goes for everyone involved.

Prospective employees come in with their game face on, dressed and ready to impress potential employers. Interviewing employers, on the other hand, are tasked with selecting an employee who may or may not actually live up to the personality that they interviewed – after all, some people interview well but aren’t actually good hires, and some people interview poorly even though they would actually end up being the best person for the job.

However there are some tell-tale things job-seekers do that turn off employers and could end up costing them the job before they even finish the interview.

Source: Undercover Recruiter

1) Not making eye contact:

No matter how nervous you are, you have to look your interviewer in the eye, otherwise you’ll come across as someone who lacks confidence in yourself. Conveying confidence in yourself shows that you believe in what you’re saying and what you have to offer to the company, something that’s attractive to most if not all employers. After all, if you don’t believe in yourself and your abilities why should your potential employer?

 

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