10 things you should not do during an interview

There are some things you should avoid during an interview as these things can create a bad impression and possibly cost the job. Lets look at 10 things you should not do during an interview

10 things you should not do during an interview

1. Do not arrive late at the interview

As you know first impression is the last impression, if you arrive late then it makes a bad impression which can cost you a job. So pan accordingly to come at least 10 minutes before interview, it will help you to relax and settle down.

2. Avoid talking too quickly

Talking too quickly can create a bad impression of low confidence. So try to give answer at your normal talking speed. This will show your confidence and willingness to work.

3. Avoid talking about personal life.

When you get a question like tell about yourself, at that time avoid talking about personal life. Instead show them your technical knowledge and expertise.

4. Avoid nervousness

Remember everybody is a nervous at the time of interview, but you need to control it. See yourself as you have invited for the interview because your profile and expertise matches with their requirements.

5. Do not be arrogant

If you pretend to be arrogant, it can be negative for you. It can lead to create an impression which shows your unwillingness to work.

6. Do not loose concentration

Concentration is the key to the success. If you loose concentration you will not get what exactly question is asked and probably you will not give the answer correctly.

7. Avoid antsy

Some people will get restless after some moment of time. But you need to control it as it creates a bad impression.

8. Avoid the words you do not know

Avoid use of the words or concept you do not know or you do not have the confidence. This will put you in trouble.

9. Do not get overexcited

Sometimes there are situations such as describing your achievements and strengths where you can get overexcited. You need to avoid it.

10 Avoid negative comments on previous employer

Do not comment like work environment was stressful, working conditions was not good as a reason for leaving previous job. It might be a bad impression.

These were the 10 things you should not do during an interview. Hope you find it useful.
Share on Google Plus

About Pranav

This is a short description in the author block about the author. You edit it by entering text in the "Biographical Info" field in the user admin panel.
    Blogger Comment
    Facebook Comment


  1. vandana sharma17 June 2013 at 23:23

    will keep that in mind for sure..)