Raise your hand if you’re perfect. Everyone makes mistakes and everyone has been nervous or anxious about a job interview, right? Managing editor of CNBC Jenna Goudreau highlights the 11 most common interview mistakes she’s seen as an interviewer. Are you guilty of any of these errors?
- Arriving late
- Arriving too early
- Appearing unpolished
- Not bringing a résumé
- Displaying low energy
- Focusing too much on themselves
- Seeming unprepared
- Not having any questions
- Asking weirdly personal questions
- Forgetting to follow up
- Following up too aggressively
Learning how to walk confidently into an interview can make all the difference of getting or not getting the job. So, what do you need for a successful interview? More punctuality? Preparedness? Knowing the right questions to ask?