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9 Things Hiring Managers Say You Should Not Do At A Job Interview

There aren't many things in life more nerve-wracking than going to a job interview. Imagine walking into a room with the interviewer(s), faced pressed on to your resume, scanning through (and perhaps judging on) your experiences and achievements. You, sitting nervously but calmly across, looking all sharp and fabulous like you were about to walk up the stage, ready to take on this momentary challenge. And then the gritty questions begin to come out.

Interviews are vulnerable times. No matter how prepared you are for it, there will be some cases when you're just, well, not.

Redditstarted a discussion on what not to do during an interview, and the comments were, in some way, crazily hilarious yet insightful. Take it from these hiring managers who have seen all the crazy things candidates do or ask during an interview. So, to help you with acing your next job interview, here are 9 things you should NEVER do when you're up for one.

1. When you show them you want to be the boss.

[Comment](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/cxgow48) from discussion [What is an absolute NO NO when going for a job interview?](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/).

2. When you're too much of a pessimist.

[Comment](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/cxgojlf) from discussion [What is an absolute NO NO when going for a job interview?](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/).

3. When your desperation is too obvious.

[Comment](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/cxgqqgq) from discussion [What is an absolute NO NO when going for a job interview?](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/).

​4. When you feel too comfortable.

[Comment](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/cxgoyh1) from discussion [What is an absolute NO NO when going for a job interview?](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/).

5. When you just want to make sure of the important stuff.

[Comment](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/cxgofuv) from discussion [What is an absolute NO NO when going for a job interview?](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/).

​6. When you don't have a babysitter...

[Comment](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/cxgo7tl) from discussion [What is an absolute NO NO when going for a job interview?](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/).

7. Or you're the one who needs babysitting.

[Comment](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/cxgqjvw) from discussion [What is an absolute NO NO when going for a job interview?](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/).

​8. When you cut them off impolitely.

[Comment](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/cxgobq3) from discussion [What is an absolute NO NO when going for a job interview?](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/).

9. When you think it's all about you, but it's really not.

[Comment](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/cxgok92) from discussion [What is an absolute NO NO when going for a job interview?](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/).
See the full discussion in the **[original Reddit thread](http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3upboo/what_is_an_absolute_no_no_when_going_for_a_job/)**.

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