5 Things Not to Do in a Job Interview pg3

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 person interviewing you was fun and laid-back and – based on her Bebe slingbacks – clearly loves the same brands you do. So you let down your guard and started dropping whatevs and I know, right? the way you would with any co-worker. Big no-no. It can be tough to gauge how to react when a potential boss is super-casual, but acting informally during an interview should never go both ways, says Lorne Epstein, CEO of InSide Job and author of You’re Hired! (E3 Publishing) Chumminess aside, she wants to know you can handle yourself in any kind of professional situation… and that you know your role. No matter how many F bombs she lets fly or happy-hour stories she tells, continue to show her the same respect you would a college dean or any other authority figure who can make or break your future.