Interviewing Negatives

  • Arriving late to an interview
  • Lack of courtesy
  • Poor personal appearance
  • Nervousness or lack of confidence
  • No apparent interest in the company
  • No eye contact
  • Strong prejudices whether pro or con
  • Over-emphasizing money or benefits
  • Ambiguous responses to questions
  • Speaking poorly of your last job or boss
  • Poor voice, diction or grammar
  • Being overly aggressive or overbearing
  • Limp handshake
  • Lack of enthusiasm
  • Expecting too much too soon
  • Sloppy application form/resume
  • Failure to express appreciation
    for the interviewer’s time