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How a Geek Can Bomb a Job Interview

While usually well-intentioned, geeks are often awkward in social situations. (No, Facebook doesn't count.) We're talking about face-to-face conversation. Short of a permanent power outage, it might be the geek's worst nightmare.

We understand nerves can get the best of a person sometimes. Nonetheless, there are times when direct communication is simply unavoidable. For example, a job interview. Now, if you're not a master orator (no, speaking through a wireless headset while playing 'Halo 3' doesn't count, either), the prospect of sitting across a desk from a potential employer sends shivers up your spine. Don't fret! Just commit this list of 11 ways geeks ruin job interviews to memory.

Remember it when you want to make a 'Star Wars' reference during an interview, or want to pull out your iPhone to Google the answer to a question. Most importantly, never assume the man or woman asking the questions is familiar with that meme that makes you LOL. Believe it or not, geeks, there's a time and place for everything -- even RickRolls.

Lastly, remember that no matter how bad the interview turns out, it could be worse. You could be interviewing for a job with Google. Now that's scary. [From: BBspot]

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