5 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER SAY IN A JOB INTERVIEW
Hey everybody, today I want to talk to you about things that you shouldn’t say in a job interview. Specifically, there are five things that you shouldn’t say, bring up, mention in any way, and shape or form in a job interview. If you do, it’s almost going to cause disqualification from the process.
WHAT ARE THE THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T SAY?
- DON’T TALK BAD ABOUT ANYTHING RELATED TO THE COMPANY:
You don’t talk bad about your company and don’t say that you don’t like working there no matter how it comes up. If you don’t like working there, you don’t like your boss, you’ll find reasons not to like them, but that doesn’t mean you will say anything bad about them. Even if they should ask you how you like that company well, tell them you like working there, otherwise, you’re going to get labeled.
When you’re the type of person that goes around talking about people or the company, the policies, the things that you don’t like, the company will get rid of people like that. There might be something about the company that they didn’t like and it could be that they you to say it don’t say that in the interview; do not mention that in any way.
- DON, T BE DESPERATE:
A lot of candidates go in and they’re so desperate to work, they are ready to do or say anything to get the job. These are people who are not employed; if you go to a job interview, mind what you say. Else, you end up showing a certain level of desperation that just doesn’t come out very well.
Just go in there and specifically tell them what you want you can do. You have to hold tight to your values. Because if they give you any kind of job, in two months you won’t be happy doing it.
So when you go in there, don’t tell them that you’ll just do anything or you’ll take anything, it just sends a message of desperation.
- DON’T TALK MUCH OF YOURSELF:
Some people like to brag about themselves go for an interview. Don’t tell them that you’re a self-oriented. If this is like a management position, you don’t want to say that you are a great leader. You want to talk about how you have led people.
Put it in context for them and show them how you have done this before. Show them what you’ve done before, and show them that you are capable of doing it better there. So go in there and just tell them you know how you have done things not you know how you would do them.
If you are asked about something, what you say should be like “I haven’t done that exact thing but I’ve done something that’s similar to that. That will show them that at least you have an idea of what you are applying for or what they are talking about. If you have no idea of what they are talking about then that’s a big red flag against you. And it’s probably going to be a competency question if you miss one or two competency questions; it could wipe depends on you out right there in the interview. You can get away with but it depends on how crucial the question is.
Competency questions pull in a lot of fundamentals and if you don’t know the fundamentals about what you do, that says that you don’t know a lot about what you want to do. Always try to get something, connect the dots for them and maybe you need to pull a lifeline here. Try to think about how you can connect your experiences to what they’re talking about.
- DON’T ASK UNNECESSARY QUESTIONS:
When you go to an interview, don’t ask what the company does. That’s the worst thing you can do that shows you did absolutely no preparation or research about the company. You can only ask them specific questions about some of the things that they do, but don’t go in there blind. At least before you go for an interview, you have to really prepare for it and be ready for whatever they will ask. If you ask unnecessary questions, it will show them that you make no preparations for the interview, you make no research about the company or the position you applied for.
There are so many hungry job seekers out there who want these positions and if you are not careful, they are will overtake you. They’re going to be on their game, they’re going to be talking about their experiences and how they relate to the job they would have looked it up. Take that extra step before your next job interview, spend some time gather as much information as you can. That will help qualify you for the job.
Before you go to your next interview, I would strongly suggest grabbing a copy of the complete interview answer guide from jobs and every tool. You can get it in PDF format, PDF eBook, you can get an mp3 video or audio or you can even get it in hardcopy. It has over about a hundred and forty different interview questions and answers in it. It has in details about the star method and behavioral questions.
This guide is going to walk you through getting prepared for any job interview. Can download the audio tracks, and listen to them. You can also watch the video or get the book. It will just kind of put you in a more heightened state before the interview. Good luck on your next interview.