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CNN.com Article: 8 worst things to say in an interview

Mark Herschberg
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http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/worklife/06/23/cb.interview.tips/index.html

1. "I hated my last boss."
2. "I don't know anything about the company."
3. "No, I don't have any questions for you."
4. "I'm going to need to take these days off."
5. "How long until I get a promotion?"
6. inappropriate chitchat
7. Scripted answers
8. "And another thing I hate..."

Read the article for details on each.
Ben Souther
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From another article I read, years ago:


Don't worry, I can still hear you over the headphones.


The interviewee was listening to a Sony Walkman (yes, I'm dating myself) during the interview.

I wonder where that would rank.


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Pradeep bhatt
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Seven interview questions that can knock you out


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Mark Herschberg
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Um, that almost looked like it was serious advice and not a joke. Did I not see the disclaimer or does the author actually think those are good answers?

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