19 Interview Mistakes Young People Make That Cost Them Good Jobs

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By Jim Edwards

At Business Insider we have interviewed hundreds of job applicants.

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.

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.