5 Surefire Ways to Ruin Your Chances of Getting the Job

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Harass the employer.  Oftentimes, job seekers are impatient and really want to know if or when a decision will be made. While it can be a frustrating waiting game, it’s never okay to harass a potential employer. Avoid making multiple calls, sending numerous e-mails, or visiting their office without an invitation. Also, be careful about using social networking sites to keep up with your potential employer. It can seem invasive and inappropriate if you comment on every status and retweet every insight from their Twitter feed. No one wants to feel like they are being stalked, regardless of how qualified you may be. Simply send one follow-up e-mail or letter after each interview thanking an employer for the opportunity. If they say you’ll be hearing from them by a certain date, feel free to call and/or send an e-mail three to five days after that date if you haven’t heard anything.

Harass the employer. Oftentimes, job seekers are impatient and really want to know…