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Buzzwords To Avoid During Your Next Job Interview

Job Interview

Your choice of words is hugely important when writing out a job application or attending an interview — are you impressing your potential employer with your vocabulary or just regurgitating the same spiel everyone else has used? Professional social network LinkedIn has just released its annual list of overused words and phrases for 2014, what it describes as “underwhelming buzzwords” that you should avoid if you want to stand out. Read more on Ask Men…

Job Interviews Gone Awry

Today, CNN.com posted an article called “43 Weird Things Said in Job Interviews.” I couldn’t believe some of the items on the list. One person answered the question, “Why did you leave your last job?” with the response, “I have a problem with authority.” And when asked if he/she had any questions, another person asked, “If I get an offer, how long do I have before I have to take the drug test?” Since all of the interviews I’ve gone on have been pretty straight-forward, I asked my friends if they’ve ever had any job interview mishaps. Below are their surprising responses. Keep reading »

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