Job Interview Phrases to Avoid

Are you looking for Job Interview Phrases to Avoid ? When meeting with a recruiter or an interviewer you should take extra care to avoid using certain harmful words and expressions. Here is a list of the most common mistakes and irritating phrases.

Job Interview Phrases to Avoid in Business English

  • I’m not willing to work overtime
  • I don’t have any experience
  • I’m looking for a position that is less stressful
  • I left my old job because my boss was a jerk
  • My current boss is horrendous
  • I’m just looking to work here until something better comes along
  • I don’t like to stay in one place very long
  • I’d like a large salary
  • I’d like a corner office
  • What’s the vacation policy?
  • Absolutely
  • It’s a nightmare

See also helpful job interview answers and phrases in English.

Marin Valchev
Marin Valchev
Marin Valchev, PMP is an IT Project Manager with more than 10 years of experience. He implements cutting-edge technology in a wide-range of Financial and TELCO companies in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Marin shares his knowledge of software, analysis, project management and other business areas.