Nine 'Rehearsed' Phrases And Cliches To Avoid In Your Next Job Interview

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking even for the most seasoned professionals. To boost their confidence, candidates often prepare and memorize answers to the usual interview questions, like “Where do you see yourself in five years?” or “What is your greatest professional strength?”

While there’s nothing wrong with thorough preparation, you don’t want to come off as robotic or like you’re giving a cliche answer. To help job seekers present themselves in the best light, nine Young Entrepreneur Council members shared some interview responses they feel come off as “rehearsed” and what you can do to answer interview questions more effectively.

1. Describing Yourself As A Perfectionist

Candidates should focus

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