25 Things To Avoid In An Interview

By: Anonymous

* Poor personal appearance

* Lack of interest and enthusiasm; passive and indifferent

* Over-emphasis on money

* Criticism of past employer

* Poor eye contact with interviewer

* Late to interview

* Failure to express appreciation for interviewer’s time

* Asks no questions about the job

* Unwillingness to relocate

* Indefinite answer to question

* Overbearing, aggressive, conceited with ‘know-it-all’ complex

* Inability to express self clearly; poor voice, poor diction, poor grammar

* Lack of planning for career, no purpose or goals

* Lack of confidence and poise, nervous, ill at ease

* Failure to participate in activities

* Expects too much too soon

* Makes excuses, evasive, hedges on unfavourable factors on record

* Lack of tact

* Lack of courtesy, ill-mannered

* Lack of vitality

* Lack of maturity

* Sloppy application form

* No interest in company or industry

* Cynical

* Intolerant, strong prejudices


About Amr Badran

An Egyptian Business Consultant and Corporate Trainer since 1997. I've trained on Management, Leadership and Soft Skills to thousands of people from many nationalities, backgrounds and professions in more than 10 countries across the Middle and Far East. I've also provided my consultancy service for issues of Strategic Planning, Marketing, Sales and Capacity Building. Holder of an MBA and a Candidate for Doctorate in Business. Find more about my Management and Personal Skills Courses at AmrBadran.com and feel free contacting me at Amr@AmrBadran.com
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