5 Things to NEVER say in an Interview

Congratulations! You’ve scored a job interview. You bought a new outfit and got your nails done.  Here are some things you should steer clear of while in your interview.  These five things are excusable in a good interview.  Good luck with your interview!


“Sorry, the traffic was bad.”

Don’t be late. It’s rule number one. Give yourself more than enough time to get to the interview site, and then go into the building 5-10 minutes before your appointment time. There’s no excuse for being late.

“How did you get your job?”

It’s rude to ask personal questions about the interviewer because you are the one being interviewed.

“I don’t know.”

This is not an acceptable answer for any question. If there is a challenging question, take a breath, count to five and fake it until you make it.

“No, I don’t have any questions.”

Really? You don’t have any questions? This shows two things to the interviewer: 1. You didn’t do your research 2. You’re not enthusiastic about the position. You must, must, must ask questions.

“What is the salary for this position?”

Salary is usually handled when an offer is made. Don’t bring it up.

For the full article, visit: http://www.levo.com/articles/career-advice/5-things-to-never-say-in-an-interview


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