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What Not to Do After an Interview

Gladys Stone & Fred Whelan | Monster Contributing Writers

February 26, 2010

In the job search, there’s nothing like performing well at the interview. And after researching the company, practicing your presentation and answering the interview questions with confidence, you want to follow up with something impressive.

You want to thank the employer with a gesture that makes the company want to hire you — or at least bring you back for another round of interviews.

This is the point when some people come up with what they believe are clever ways to thank people for the interview. Sadly, these attempts at being memorable can leave the wrong impression with the interviewer.

Avoid these unconventional thank-you “don’ts” in your job search:

#1: No Living Thank-Yous

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