More Common Mistakes Made at a Job Interview

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We recently reported on the Most Common Interview Mistakes.

From the same survey conducted by Brian Lee and an organization called Lifehack of 2000 bosses comes additional insights and information we should all know as IT professionals before our next job interview.

33% of bosses (interviewers) know within the first 90 seconds if they will hire the interviewee.

Here are the most common non-verbal mistakes made at a job interview:

47% - little or no knowledge about the company (most common mistake)

21% - playing with hair or touching face

67% - failure to make eye contact

38% - no smile

33% - poor posture (slouch, etc.)

21% - crossing arms over chest (confrontational posture)

9% - making too many hand gestures

26% - making a weak handshake

33% - fidgeting too much



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