Application: The worst answers in the interview

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Almost everyone who has already sent an application has found out in advance the best answers to typical interview questions. There is a good answer to everything – even to trickier questions like “What are your biggest weaknesses?”

But what about the worst answers to questions like “Why did you apply for this position?” Or “What’s your biggest achievement so far”?

We spoke to HR experts, recruiters and executives who assured us that there are definitely wrong answers to these questions. They gave us some of the worst answers you’ve ever heard during an interview.

Here are 13 things you should almost certainly never say in an interview.

The 13 worst answers applicants gave in the interview

Would you like to find out more about application? Here we have summarized the most important tips about the job interview.


This article was published by in October 2018. It has now been reviewed and updated.


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