When applying and interviewing for jobs, we all make mistakes with embarrassing interview slip-ups and unintentional social gaffes. But some are worse than others, whether showing up a half-hour late for an interview or needling the interviewer about upcoming vacation time when you haven’t yet been offered the job.
Whether it’s due to social-skills challenges or sheer ineptitude, here’s a quick checklist of what not to do when applying for a position and going on an interview. After all, you don’t want to be memorable for all the wrong reasons — and lose the job as a result.
Here’s how to lose the job before you even start.