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Top mistakes made by applicants during job interviews

February 19, 2012

Want to sink your chances of landing a job?

Here are the top reasons applicants made bad impressions during interviews, according to a survey of 2,400 employers by the CareerBuilder online job website:

•Answered a cellphone or sent a text during the interview

•Dressed inappropriately

•Appeared uninterested

•Appeared arrogant

•Spoke negatively about a current or previous employer

•Chewed gum

•Didn't provide specific answers

•Didn't ask good questions

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