What NOT To Do At Your Next Job Interview

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Check out this infographic for tips on how not to blow your chances at getting that next job.

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Interview Dos and Dont'sWeve rounded up some tips, horror stories and trends from hiring managers, recruiters & job seekers to help you ace your next interview.a guy walks into an interview...Surprising stories & Weird trendsCant wait to meet your potential boss!alarmingtrend alerttake your parent to interview day 3%8%Actually had parentssit in on interviewsBrought their parents along to an interviewAccording to a recent survey:A surprising number of millennials are bringing parents to job interviews. The habit has received press in Forbes, The Huffington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.ms. get the job mr. no chanceA tale of two candidatesUnwiredFutureArrived 5 mins earlyRelevant wait time readingPolishedshoesShirt that was once whiteMismatched outfitSmokersstenchConservativeattireInterviewboozingHow many square feet of pizza are eaten in the U.S. each year?Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/17-odd-tech-interview-questions-2014-1#ixzz2vaxKHcXsPUFFZ12:28 pmGR8 to meet u. Let me kno if u have any more qs!-JoeyThx soo much formeeting with me 2day! Rly hope we get to work together soon @ TechCorp!(555) 555-0101beerlover@jsmith.comSusie,Joey Web Dev SmithPleasure meeting you!Joseph Smithjoseph@jsmith.comSusan Ellerbeesellerbee@techcorp.comDear Ms. Ellerbee,Thank you again for meeting with me today about TechCorps Java Developer opening. The work TechCorp is doing in the technology realm sounds fascinating and is very much in line with my past work.Im looking forward to learning even more about the job and discussing next steps!Best,Joseph Smith(555) 555-0101thx 4 ur timeRecently job seekers have been blurring the lines between appropriate and unprofessional in both language and how they send their thank you. Too informalDitch slang & online lingoProfessional emails onlyProfessional profile pic tied to email accountShort & sweetSent same day via emailAvoid the messy, handwritten noteTexting is not for thank yousready for the weirdOddball questions are used to gauge personality, technical capabilities, critical thinking skills, and the ability to think on your feet. How would you answer?How many square feet of pizza are eaten in the U.S. each year? Goldman Sachs Programmer AnalystWhats your favorite song? Perform it for us now.LivingSocialAdventures City ManagerHave you ever stolen a pen from work?Jiffy SoftwareSoftware ArchitectIf you could only bring 3 things to an island, what would you bring? YahooSearch Quality Analyst Talener Employee Interviews www.online.wsj.com www.forbes.com www.adeccousa.com www.accountemps.rhi.mediaroom.com www.huffingtonpost.comPRESENTED BY:www.talener.comWhere Technology Meets StaffingSources