How To Deal With Job Interview Mistakes [EXCERPT]

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OK, so you read Amanda’s article last week about five things you should never say in a job interview. Hopefully, your first thought after finishing it wasn’t, “whoops.” But if that does sound like you, SALT™ can help.

Our latest FREE article on saltmoney.org, “How To Deal With Job Interview Mistakes,” highlights tactics that can help you address anything you forgot to mention or misspoke about during a job interview. (Though there may be no coming back from a statement like, “My old boss was a jerk! He had relations with my wife!”)

Check out this excerpt and click through the read the full article.

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So, you just interviewed for a position you know you will LOVE—but you have an uneasy feeling that you:

  1. Left out something important.
  2. Misspoke and left the employer with the wrong impression/information.
  3. Forgot to mention an important skill area or experience.
  4. All of the above.

What is there for you to do? (Besides cry and eat ice cream … lots and lots of ice cream).

Be Thankful: You Have A Better Option

It is extremely important that you follow up after every interview, and the best place to address any issues is in your follow-up thank you letter.

The follow-up is an opportunity to continue to build your relationship with a potential employer and present the value you bring. It is also a wonderful opportunity to address any major concerns you have about your interview performance.

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