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12 Must-Avoid Job Interview Mistakes

12 Must-Avoid Job Interview Mistakes

Julie Gordon | BusinessWeek

6. Oversharing

With the popularity of social-networking sites and personal Web pages, it’s easier than ever to find personal information about candidates. “You can pull up somebody’s name, and if the college fraternity’s Web site won the tequila-drinking contest and they weren’t seen or heard from in three days, that’s not the kind of publicity a candidate will want,” says Silvers of Silvers HR Management. If a job seeker has a MySpace, Facebook, or Friendster profile, or a personal page, it’s best to keep it clean.

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