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Most Common Interview Mistakes: Using Your Phone During the Interview
Most Common Interview Mistakes
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Before you get to your interview, silence your phone. Texting during your interview is not only rude and disruptive, but it's a pretty clear message to your potential employer that getting the job is not your top priority.

For the same reasons, don't answer calls (and certainly don't make calls!) during the interview. To resist the temptation to check your phone, stow your phone in your bag before the interview.

Read more on how to improve your interview technique.

Review more tips on interview etiquette.

Have you taken the time to research the company which could be your next employer? Not doing so is the next mistake.

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