10 Common Interview Mistakes (To Avoid in 2022)

Common Interview Mistake #1 — Being unprofessional

Common Interview Mistake #2 — Late Arrival

  • Consider the distance, traffic jam, possible security check before your interview. Calculate how long it will take you to get there now. If it takes one hour, then leave in such a way that you can be there thirty minutes early.
  • Do you have any other plans on that day? If any, cancel that. Remember, it’s a big day in your life. Just focus your all attention on your interview.

Common Interview Mistakes #3 — Displaying Low Energy

  • Who does not like a beautiful smile? A smile can help you to build a first impression. Only this? No. Maintaining eye contact is important as well. So, be friendly, maintain eye contact and smile, and boom. You have done a lot.
  • Get plenty of rest the night before. Enough sleep is important. If there is any night party before the interview, avoid it.
    Remember, the first impression lasts forever. So, make sure you are not making any mistakes in the interview.

Common Interview Mistake #4 — Too Much Excitement

  • Make sure you’re breathing and engaging with the interviewer throughout the interview.
  • Match the interviewer’s energy with you but be friendly.
  • Maintain your composure.

Common Interview Mistake #5 — Making Negative Remarks About Former Employers

  • Not necessary you have to answer in detail for this question. Answer in a tricky way.
  • Maintain a professional approach, even though you may be carrying some negativity.

Common Interview Mistake #6 — Talking Too Much

Common Interview Mistake #7 — Talk about Salary and Benefits First

Common Interview Mistake #8– Overselling Yourself

  • Answer the majority of questions as directly and objectively as possible.
  • Find the proper time to include an accomplishment. Some questions may allow you to say about your achievement. For example, what are your biggest strengths, tell us about yourself, etc.

Common Interview Mistakes #9 — There Are No Questions from your side

  • Do not ask such questions that the hiring manager has already answered. If you do so means you were not attentive during the interview.
  • And don’t ask any basic questions.

Common Interview Mistakes #10 — Forgetting to ask About the Next Steps

Wrap Up




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