There are so many rules of the job search.

Be on time, sit up straight, prepare your stories, be confident, wear pants, don’t get drunk. Who can remember all that?

We know it’s hard. After all, we spend an inordinate amount of time reading and writing about job interviews, and what to do to and not to do when you have one. And we want you to make the best possible first impression, which is why we compiled this infographic of 100 job interview dos and don’ts – from prep to follow through. 100! So, we’re pretty sure we left nothing out.

These tips are based on interviews, common knowledge, common sense, scientific research and weird reports. Many of them are based on true stories, which you can read more about at

Among the most important dos are preparation, research and focusing on what you can do for the employer, rather than on what the employer can do for you. The don’ts include being late, looking sloppy and offering a limp, weak handshake. You knew those already, right?

So, here, in a nutshell, are 100 Job Interview Dos and Don’ts for you to keep at your disposal and consult whenever you have any doubts or questions.

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