15 ways to screw up a job interview

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IT hiring is on the rise again. And with demand oustripping supply, IT professionals with particularly hot skills might find themselves overwhelmed by opportunities – and inundated with job interviews. But just because companies seem to be vying for someone with your skills and capabilities doesn’t mean you can get too casual about the interview.

“I see clients being pretty picky about finding solid all-star employees vs. showing any leeway due to more demand,” says Courtney Bettridge, technology recruiter at Mondo. “Candidates need to show they’re truly interested and engaged, or they won’t get the job.”

Even veteran IT professionals with long tenures might be taking advantage of the larger number of openings; these individuals often need some reminders to shake the rust off their interviewing skills.

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