Interview Mistakes That Aren’t a Big Deal
Have you ever totally tanked a job interview? Or better yet, have you ever thought you bombed and then got a second interview anyway? Here are four job interview mistakes that aren't actually a big deal.
- Asking to reschedule. It's not a big deal unless you do it last minute. If you have a good reason and give them 48 hours notice, it's fine.
- Being late. It's not a big deal as long as you call and let them know at least 20 minutes beforehand.
- Being overdressed. You probably don't need to wear a suit if you're applying at Burger King or something. But even if you did, they'd just think you really wanted the job.
- Needing a few seconds to collect your thoughts. Don't panic if you need to stop in the middle of a sentence, or pause to think about a question. Taking a few seconds to think about your answer can make you look more competent, not less.
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