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What Not to Do After an Interview

Gladys Stone & Fred Whelan | Monster Contributing Writers

February 26, 2010

#1: Don’t Say It with Plants or Flowers

A candidate for a communications position thought sending a plant would be a nice way to say thank you after her interview. What it really said was that she did not know that was unnecessary and inappropriate.

It is never proper to send a gift after an interview. The interviewer is doing his job by interviewing you, and sending a gift of any kind can be interpreted as a bribe to move your candidacy forward. Rather than helping your cause, this move could hurt your chances of getting the job.

#2: No Open Facebook Stalking

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