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  1. 50 Most Common Job Interview Mistakes (U.S. News)
      "But there are tons of other job interview no-noís you may not have thought of. Or that youíve forgotten. The job hunting trail is long and arduous, and a little refresher course canít hurt." 03-10

  2. Dealing With Rejection (MSNBC News)
      "You should send a follow-up e-mail or make a call to the hiring manager after a canned rejection and try to get more information." 05-06

  3. Five Things to Never Say in an Interview (CBS News)
      "Don't talk about how great the job would be for you. If the role is awesome for you, that's, well, awesome. But really, the interviewer's priority isn't making sure this role fits into your life plan -- he or she needs to make sure you're right for the role and the company. To be sure, a smart interviewer will want to be certain that you're interested in the role and not just trying to collect a paycheck. But don't make the conversation about you. Make it about how your skills and experience are right for the position." 03-12

  4. Interviews and Personality Tests (ABC News)
      "Personality tests have been around for more than a century, but employers are using them now more than ever when hiring. The main reason: to select the best possible candidates and reduce turnover, which costs a company between a quarter- to one-and-a-half times the departing worker's salary." 05-06

  5. Job Interview Questions of Executives (
      Provides favorite job interview questions of 17 top executives. 11-14

  6. Must-Have Job Skills (Wall Street Journal)
      "Even as employers remain cautious next year about every dollar spent on employees, they'll also want workers to show greater skills and results."

      "For employees who want to get ahead, basic competency won't be enough." 11-12

  7. Reasons You May Have Been Rejected (U.S. News)
      "The job looked perfect for you. The description matched your experience and skills so perfectly, you could almost visualize yourself at your new desk. But now you're staring at a rejection E-mail and can't figure out what happened." Key Words: interview, interviewing, job interviews 05-09

  8. Small Things That Annoy Interviewers (U.S. News)
      "This week, here's a list of things that will secretly annoy your interviewer--none of these are necessarily deal-breakers, but they're all things that your interviewer won't appreciate." Key Words: interview, interviewing, job interviews 05-09

  9. Smartest Job Interview Questions (U.S. News)
      "Thoughtful questions Ė straight from hiring managers Ė to give you the inside track on the interview." 11-14

  10. Taking Control of the Job Interview (U.S. News)
      "First, talk about your experience and success. If possible, bring samples of your work. Or photos of samples of your work. Be brief."

      "Use your networking and contacts to help you go directly to potential bosses. Yes, itís OK to do this. Once you get there, talk about the job and prove you can do the job. Thatís what employers care about." Key Words: interview, interviewing, job interviews 05-09

  11. The Secret to Being an Interview Star (U.S. News)
      "Itís hard enough just getting a job interview--when you do get one, you definitely want to make it count. Of course youíll be punctual, appropriately clad, armed with extra resumes, and brimming with enthusiasm."

      "But if you really want to stand out, you will do this: Learn to tell a good story." Key Words: interview, interviewing, job interviews 05-09

  12. Three Questions Posed in Every Job Interview (U.S. News)
      "There are three questions that applicants must put to rest in every job interview:"

      "Can I trust this person?"
      "Will this person embarrass me?"
      "Will this person fit in?"

      " Key Words: interview, interviewing, job interviews 05-09

  13. Three Ways to Improve Your Interview (CNN News)
      "An acceptable candidate looks at the company's website before heading to the interview. An irresistible one learns more." 05-11

  14. Tips to Master the Art of the Interview (CNN News)
      "The iReport team sat down with various CNN anchors, correspondents, writers and producers to give you some guidelines."

      Editor's Note: This article is placed here because many of the same tips apply for a job interview. 10-10


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