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  As we have to consider the positive things while interview, also we have to consider the worst interview blunders.
  Following are the points which we have to avoid during the interview:
1.  Not preparing for the interview:
  Keep in mind that preparation always increases confidence. So do not face the interview without preparation. You cannot communicate without pre-interview research.
2.  Showing up late or too early:
One of the first lessons in job-search is to show up on time for interviews. Many job seekers do not realize that showing up too early often creates a poor first impression. Arriving more than 10 minutes early for an interview shows that the job seeker has too much time on his or her hands. Always remember that your time is as valuable as the interviewer's. Always arrive on time, but never more than 10 minutes early.
3.  Poor handshake:

In every place handshaking matters a lot. With the help of handshaking anyone can judge your personality. The shake hand starts the interview and that is your first opportunity to create a great impression.
If you have delivered a poor handshake,
it is impossible for you to recover it.
Here are some examples:
• The limp hand gives the impression of
  disinterest or weakness.
• Only tips of the fingers shows lack of
  ability to engage.
• The arm pump shows overly aggressive
  salesman.
Your handshake may be telling more about you than you know. Ask about your hand shaking to your friends who are not afraid to tell you the truth.

4.  Treating the receptionist rudely:
The first person you meet on an interview is a receptionist. The receptionist has the power to say about your positive or negative points before you even set eyes on the interviewer. The interviewer may also solicit the receptionist's opinion of you after you leave.
5.  Talking too much:
Talking too much always creates a problem. To avoid over-talking, practice answering questions in a direct manner. Avoid nervous talking by preparing for your interview with role-play.
6.  Talking negatively about current or      past employers/managers:
The fastest way to talk yourself out of a new job is to say negative things. Even if your last boss was not good, never state your ill feelings about him/her. No matter how reasonable your complaints, you will come out the loser if you show that you disrespect him or her. When faced with the challenge of talking about former employers, make sure you are prepared with a positive spin on your experiences.
7.  Asking about benefits, vacation
     time or salary:
Do not ask about the benefits, vacation time or salary during the first interview.
Wait until you have won the employer over before beginning that discussion.
8.  Verbal ticks:
Do not ask about the benefits, vacation time or salary during the first interview.
Wait until you have won the employer over before beginning that discussion.
 
9.  Not enough/too much eye contact:
Eye contact shows your confidence but it may happen that it creates a negative effect also. Avoid eye contact and you will seem shifty, untruthful, or disinterested. If you sometimes have trouble with eye-contact balance, work this issue out ahead of time in an interview practice session with a friend.
10. Failure to match communication
      styles:

It is almost impossible to make a good
first impression if you can not communicate effectively with an interviewer. But you can easily change that situation. Following points will help to you.
• If the interviewer seems all business, then   you must be behave like business.
• If the interviewer is personable, try   discussing his/her interests.
• If the interviewer asked a direct question,   answer directly. Allowing the interviewer
  to set the tone of conversation can vastly   improve your chances of making a favor   able impression.
11. Final Thoughts
Just as a strong resume wins you an opportunity to interview, strong interview skills will win you consideration for the job. You already know that you won't earn an interview unless your resume sets you apart as a candidate of choice. Start your job search with a resume that creates a stellar first impression.
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