19 interview mistakes young people make that cost them good jobs

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Don't do this.

At Business Insider we have interviewed hundreds of job applicants.

Go straight to the list of their mistakes >

We are usually impressed with the calibre of candidates. Most people we meet seem smart and accomplished, and applicants "get" our all-digital, fast-paced, anti-boring way of handling business news.
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But ... young people are human, too. They make mistakes. And those mistakes have cost them the jobs their CVs otherwise said they were good for.