It's easy to make a mistake when you are at a job interview. In fact, sometimes you don't even know you're making a mistake. I've spoken to several job seekers who didn't realize that it wasn't acceptable to walk into an interview with a cup of coffee or a bottle of water.
I've also spoken to applicants who have erred on the side of being too early for a job interview or dressing too casually or even too over-dressed for the job or the company. They thought they were doing the right thing. Instead, they ended up not making the best impression.
Some of the interview mistakes made most frequently should be obvious, others aren't as clear, especially if you haven't interviewed much or in a while. Here are the top 50 most common interview mistakes and advice on how to avoid them.