5 Things Not to Do in a Job Interview pg1

These goofs are so small, you may not even notice them… but the person interviewing you will.

These goofs are so small, you may not even notice them… but the person interviewing you will.

The interview went so well that you just couldn’t wait to spread the news. Well, you may have just tweeted yourself out of a job. Sharing deets – good or bad – about your job hunt with, oh, the entire world shows an employer that you don’t know the first thing about discretion. And don’t think for a second that they won’t scope you out online. ‘Hiring managers tell me it’s all but certain that they’ll Google a prospective candidate,’ says Dr Paul Powers, author of Winning Job Interviews (Career Press). That means your Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter pages are fair game. His advice: Stay mum on the job opportunity – online as well as with others in your industry – until you’re officially hired.