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Ten Overused Phrases Interviewers Can't Stand

Jeff Hindenach | Excelle


Interviews are always pretty difficult. You’re nervous. You don’t have a lot of personal space. You are forced to answer multiple questions back to back with no time to rest. And your whole professional future seems depend on this one tiny thing. Terrifying! So it’s easy to understand why so many interviewees depend on clichés to answer interview questions.

But those off-the-cuff responses aren’t going to get you hired. So we’ve figured out the 10 most common overused interview answers and given you some alternatives that will pack a punch and keep you
on track for success.


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