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What Not to do After an Interview

December 21, 2009



By Gladys Stone & Fred Whelan | Monster Contributing Writers

In the job search, there’s nothing like performing well at the interview. And after researching the company, practicing your presentation and answering the interview questions with confidence, you want to follow up with something impressive.

You want to thank the employer with a gesture that makes the company want to hire you — or at least bring you back for another round of interviews.

This is the point when some people come up with what they believe are clever ways to thank people for the interview. Sadly, these attempts at being memorable can leave the wrong impression with the interviewer.

Avoid these unconventional thank-you “don’ts” in your job search:

#1: No Living Thank-Yous →


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    rowanorg

    over 6 years ago

    2 comments

    Ha.....as silly as it sounds, I know people who have done the Facebook stalking, which absolutely ruined any type of possibility of landing the job.

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    Frank_Ball

    over 6 years ago

    19742 comments

    Please keep your comments on topic to the article -- Any comments posted with embedded links leading to questionable infected sites outside MonsterCollege will be removed and the poster's account will be banned from MonsterCollege. Thank you.

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    ssc2893

    about 7 years ago

    6 comments

    Thank you.

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    DJM

    about 7 years ago

    4 comments

    I couldn't agree more! I would wait about three or four days(minimum) to follow up with a phone call.

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    Mr_College

    about 7 years ago

    280 comments

    That may be appropriate, try it out.

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    Jonny_Utah

    about 7 years ago

    232 comments

    What if you facebook their plant's friends?

  • Belushicollege

    editor

    about 7 years ago

    394 comments

    No facebooking plants either folks. For real...

  • Belushicollege

    editor

    over 7 years ago

    394 comments

    No plants no facebooking.

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    Mr_College

    over 7 years ago

    280 comments

    Good advice from Monster.