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9 Biggest Interviewer Pet Peeves to Avoid

Kayla Baxter | Excelle

Sometimes our faces and body language give away more than we’d like to reveal, especially in a nerve-wracking situation like a job interview. In many cases we might not even realize that our brow is furrowed or that we’re repeatedly tapping our toes — much to the annoyance of a future employer.

A recent survey of hundreds of different employers asked which interview mistakes were their biggest pet peeves; not surprisingly, most of these things were considered “the little things” — but as we all know, it’s the little things that matter.

First: Acting Bored or Cocky – 63%→


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