A viral discussion of bad job interview experiences highlighted three of the most likely causes of a bad job interview:

1. The interviewee came unprepared.

2. The interviewer was not prepared.

3. The interview was great!...Until the prospective employer ghosted you.

CareerCast.com identities ways in which each of these bad interview experiences can either be avoided, or what can be done to improve your job search in the future. Take, for example, an interviewer that arrives unprepared for your interview.

No matter how badly you want a job, never approach an interview as a one-way street. The prospective employer should be selling itself as much as you are selling yourself. Interviewers should know your name, not confuse you with another candidate, and demonstrate familiarity with your resume.

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