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5 Job Hunting Mistakes that Scream "I'm Unprofessional"

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In most job-filling situations, the employer has the luxury of choosing from several well-qualified applicants, all of whom could probably do the job, especially now. With so many job seekers on the hunt, little things, like the common, but often unrecognized, mistakes described here almost always come into play.

Even in a strong job market, intangibles (what’s not on your resume) play a big role in hiring decisions. Did you make eye contact? Did you look nervous? Did you sit up straight? Did you talk too much? Too little? Obviously, you can’t control everything, but these 5 mistakes are ones everyone avoid.

#1: Don’t Be Cute…